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Bailey Jones

"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice."

Carlos Ponce

Will this decision affect women's athletics where born at birth females have a disadvantage when competing against the transgendered.

In his dissenting opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County, Justice Samuel Alito thinks so:

"The logic of the Court’s decision could even affect professional sports. Under the Court’s holding that Title VII prohibits employment discrimination because of transgender status, an athlete who has the physique of a man but identifies as a woman could claim the right to play on a women’s professional sports team. The owners of the team might try to claim that biological sex is a bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ) under 42 U. S. C. §2000e–2(e), but the BFOQ exception has been read very narrowly. See Dothard v. Rawlinson, 433 U. S. 321, 334 (1977)."

In footnote 49 “[S]ince 2017, two biological males [in Connecticut] have collectively won 15 women’s state championship titles (previously held by ten different Connecticut girls) against biologically female track athletes.” Brief for Independent Women’s Forum et al. as Amici Curiae in No. 18–107, pp. 14–15. At the college level, a transgendered woman (biological male) switched from competing on the men’s Division II track team to the women’s Division II track team at Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire after taking a year of testosterone suppressants. While this student had placed 'eighth out of nine male athletes in the 400 meter hurdles the year before, the student won the women’s competition by over a second and a half––a time that had garnered tenth place in the men’s conference meet just three years before.' Id., at 15. A transgender male—i.e., a biological female who was in the process of transitioning to male and actively taking testosterone injections––won the Texas girls’ state championship in high school wrestling in 2017. Babb, Transgender Issue Hits Mat in Texas, Washington Post, Feb. 26, 2017, p. A1, col. 1."

I feel sorry for the biological ladies trying to compete.

Jim Forsythe

The court decided by a 6-3 vote.

Paul Harrington

Don't even try Jim. Carlos is one of the very smart people that knows very much, pretty much everything, I've heard. Great guy, you know? HIGH IQ. Just great. He knows how to link to things, watch out. Trans people get legal protection from getting fired from their employment and he goes after transgender sporting? Again, real high IQ guy. Love em!

Carlos Ponce

Supreme court Justice Samuel Alito brought up transgender sporting. If you look at the decision you will find references to transgender sports throughout.

Bostock v Clayton County, Georgia

https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/19pdf/17-1618_hfci.pdf

Carlos Ponce

No one is disputing that, Jim.

Bailey Jones

If you've ever wondered what "privilege" is - it's never having needed the Supreme Court to decide that you have rights.

PD Hyatt

It will be a sad day when all who are for the immorality in this nation have to stand before God.... Man can make all the laws he wants to make that go against His way, but just remember one day we will all stand before Him to answer....

Bailey Jones

I'm looking forward to it.

Ted Gillis

You worry about your judgement day PD, and I’ll worry about mine. Don’t try and group us together in your own narrow vision of God.

Carlos Ponce

Paul's view is based on scripture.

Ted Gillis

Six Supreme Court Justices think otherwise.

Carlos Ponce

Leave it to God to judge the justices.

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