Judge blocks Biden admin's transgender school bathroom rule, Atletas

También permitió a los atletas transgénero unirse a equipos deportivos correspondientes a sus géneros elegidos..

La directiva fue bloqueada por el juez Charles Atchley Jr.. del Distrito Este de Tennessee, un designado de Trump, after a coalition of 20 Republican attorneys general sued last year, Reuters informó.

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The plaintiffs argued the federal directive clashed with state laws and prevented states from enforcing their own laws that banned transgender school bathroom use.

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Judge Atchley agreed, saying in his opinion the statescannot continue regulating pursuant to their state laws while simultaneously complying with Defendantsguidance,” Reuters informó.

The states also argued the Biden administration’s Justice Department, the Department of Education and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission — the defendants in the case — improperly justified the bathroom directive through the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County.

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WASHINGTON, corriente continua – JULY 16: President Joe Biden walks off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on July 16, 2022 en Washington, corriente continua. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

In the case, Clayton County fired county employee Gerald Bostock forunbecomingbehavior after he participated in a gay recreational softball league. The Supreme Court ruled in 2020, that workplace sex discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 should extend to sexual orientation and gender identity.

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The high court said in its decision they were not deciding whethersex-segregated bathrooms, locker rooms, and dress codesviolate Title VII.

En 2021, after President Biden was sworn into office and appointed new leadership, la Departamento de Educación issued guidance to apply the 2020 case to schools.

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The department suggested the court’s decision should be applied to sex-segregated bathrooms — but Judge Atchley disagreed.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVIEMBRE 18: Asistente EE. UU.. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee Charles Atchley Jr. testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November 18, 2020 en Washingcorriente continuan, DC.

WASHINGTON, corriente continua – NOVIEMBRE 18: Asistente EE. UU.. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee Charles Atchley Jr. testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November 18, 2020 en Washington, corriente continua. (Foto de Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

La Suprema Corte in Bostockexplicitly refused to decide whether ‘sex-segregated bathrooms, locker rooms, and dress codesviolate Title VII,” the judge said in his opinion, Reuters informó.

Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor, who was among the plaintiffs, called the decisiona major victory for women’s sports and for the privacy and safety of girls and women in their school bathrooms and locker rooms,” según el informe.

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