Three Female High School Athletes File Federal Lawsuit to Block Transgender Students From Competing in Girl's Sports
Added 02-12-20 05:41:01pm EST - “Three female high school athletes have filed a federal lawsuit to block transgender students from competing in girl's sports against them. The girls behind the lawsuit argue that the biological male students prevent them from obtaining…” - Thegatewaypundit.com
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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thegatewaypundit.com: “Three Female High School Athletes File Federal Lawsuit to Block Transgender Students From Competing in Girl's Sports”. Below is an excerpt from the article.
An attorney for the girls told ABC that allowing trans students to compete against them reverses advancements in women’s rights.
“Forcing girls to be spectators in their own sports is completely at odds with Title IX, a federal law designed to create equal opportunities for women in education and athletics,” attorney Christiana Holcomb said. “Connecticut’s policy violates that law and reverses nearly 50 years of advances for women.”
The Connecticut Association of Schools-Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference says that they are simply complying with federal and state laws that say students must be treated as the gender they identify as.
The suit stems from two transgender runners, Terry Miller and Andraya Yearwood, who have competed against all of the girls, winning 15 girls state indoor or outdoor championship races since 2017 between the both of them.
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