Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Blocks ‘Transgender’ Policies in Texas Educational Institutions – EVOL

In a historic decision, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has achieved a significant victory against the Biden administration’s Department of Education (DOE). Paxton successfully halted the DOE’s attempts to implement radical “transgender” policies in Texas educational institutions.

This action effectively opposes the administration’s effort to redefine Title IX to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protected classes, which is seen as a violation of both state and federal laws.

In June 2023, Paxton filed a lawsuit against the DOE, alleging an illegal attempt to compel schools to adopt “transgender” ideology by threatening the withdrawal of federal education funds.

According to the press release:

Title IX is a federal statute that prohibits discrimination “on the basis of sex” in educational institutions. Under Biden, the Department of Education has issued guidance arbitrarily expanding this category to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity.” The guidance risks federal education funding for Texas colleges and universities as well as all Texas K-12 schools receiving any amount of federal funding by unlawfully asserting that these conceptions promoted by the extremist transgender movement are covered by Title IX protections.

Examples purported by the Biden Administration to be violations of Title IX include



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