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Justice Department Weighs in on Trans Athletes

On Tuesday, attorney general William Barr signed a statement of interest disagreeing with the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC) decision to allow student-athletes to compete against the gender they identify with, in sporting events and competitions. By extending the category of women to include men, Barr explained, “CIAC deprives those women of the single-sex athletic competitions that are one of the marquee accomplishments of Title IX.”

Madeleine Kearns is a William F. Buckley Fellow in Political Journalism at the National Review Institute. She is from Glasgow, Scotland, and is a trained singer.

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