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  • Suits in Ohio, Minn. join list of Title IX challenges

    by Bonnie Pritchett/WORLD News Service, posted Monday, September 19, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BP)-- Lawsuits recently filed in Ohio and Minnesota have joined the burgeoning docket of cases challenging the Obama administration's Title IX guidance on gender identity and restroom use in public schools. The suits illustrate the issue's divisiveness -- the Ohio school district refuses to accept the federal government's demands, while the Minnesota district accepted the redefinition of "sex," prompting parents to sue.

    Families in Virginia also are challenging a local school district's decision to adopt new definitions of gender and sex, and last week the state supreme court agreed ... Read More

  • Starr cuts ties with scandal-rocked Baylor

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, August 22, 2016 (2 years ago)

    WACO, Texas (BP) -- Ken Starr has resigned his law professorship at Baylor University, cutting final ties with the Baptist school rocked by allegations that it mishandled sexual assault allegations and intimidated female students who complained.

    "Frankly, the university determined that it wanted a break in the employment relationship, so I've accepted that decision and will, of course, honor the decision," the Waco Tribune quoted Starr Aug. 19. "Nothing changes my love and respect for Baylor." Read More

  • NCAA pressed to defend transgender athletes

    by David Roach, posted Friday, March 18, 2016 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- As March Madness begins, a homosexual advocacy group is pressuring the NCAA to exclude from its membership all schools with federal government approval to "discriminate" against transgender individuals on religious grounds.

    Southern Baptist seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. predicted the NCAA eventually will succumb to pressure from activists and grant the request to ban schools with a biblically orthodox view of human sexuality from America's most prominent college athletics association. Read More

  • Title IX exemption fair, leaders say

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, December 08, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A federal exemption that excuses some Christian schools from complying with certain Title IX gender provisions does not foster discrimination but protects religious freedom, supporters of the exemption told Baptist Press. Read More