The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Christiana Kiefer regarding the introduction Thursday of a resolution introduced by Sen. Joni Ernst celebrating the expansion of opportunities for female athletes since the enactment of Title IX and recognizing the need to preserve fairness in women’s sports:
“For more than 50 years, Title IX has protected equal athletic opportunities for women. Sadly, the Biden administration is threatening those opportunities by pretending that men do not have a significant advantage over women when it comes to athletics. As we continue to witness increasing incidents nationwide of males dominating girls’ athletic competitions, it’s imperative to affirm that biology, not identity, is what matters in athletics. Women fought long and hard for equal athletic opportunities—they shouldn’t be sidelined in their own sports. We commend Sen. Ernst for introducing this resolution celebrating female athletes and acknowledging the harm to women and girls that comes with forcing them to compete against males.”
- Pronunciation guide: Kiefer (KEE’-fer)
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