On day one of the Biden administration, he signed a sweeping executive order, “Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation.” That order unleashed an assault on Title IX, the federal law prohibiting discrimination in educational programs and activities, including athletics, on the basis of sex.
The superintendent of the second-largest school system in Alabama said his school system would follow the law when it comes to policies concerning transgender and non-binary issues. He also said changes were necessary after Title IX expansion.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has made the defense of Title IX one of his priorities early in his tenure in the Senate.
Sen. Tuberville joined 20 of his colleagues in a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona strongly criticizing the department’s proposed rule to change how Title IX is implemented.
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Wednesday, Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) took to the nationally syndicated "Rick & Bubba Show" to commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of Title IX, which he credits for the expansion of female sports at the grade school and collegiate levels.
During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn), who formerly served as the head football coach at Auburn University, Texas Tech University, the University of Cincinnati and the University of Mississippi, addressed why Title IX needed to be protected.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville denounced allowing transgender males to compete as females and taking scholarships and trophies from biological...