Wednesday, June 24, 2020

DOJ Sides With Idaho Law to Protect Women’s Sports From Transgender ‘Females’

(CNS News) -- The Department of Justice filed a statement of interest in Idaho federal court on Friday, stating a new law there that would prevent biological males from participating in women’s sports is fine because biological women are protected under the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause.

The law is being challenged by the ACLU on behalf of a transgender “female” who wants to try to join the Boise State University women’s cross country team.

In Idaho, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act was signed into law on March 30, 2020. It goes into effect in July 2020.  It essentially says that biological males, even if they gender identify as women, are not allowed to participate on women’s sports teams. Critics have called the law the “anti-transgender bill.”

Read the full piece, here.