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On 50th anniversary of Title IX, Catholic competitor discusses positive competition.
COMMENTARY: Catholic universities and schools have many reasons to doubt the current administration’s interest in defending Title IX’s religious exemption.
Filing in an Oregon district court, the Justice Department said that religious post-secondary schools seeking to intervene in a case to defend their Title IX religious exemption are not entitled to do so because they have not proven that the administration would not adequately defend their religious exemption in court.
The group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) said the office’s action on Tuesday was “defying common sense.”
Chelsea Mitchell, one of the athletes who filed the complaint, said she was “extremely happy” at the ruling.
The statement from the Justice Department says that the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) was wrong in their belief that Title IX required the organization to permit biologically male athletes to compete alongside and against biological females.
The new rules also facilitate religious exemptions from the Obama-era guidelines regarding ‘gender’ discrimination.