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Williams Memorial Chapel at the College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri.

Christian college argues against co-ed housing requirement in appellate court

Nov 18, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Attorneys representing a Christian college in Missouri delivered oral arguments Nov. 17 in federal court, seeking to preserve the school’s... Read more

Cate Ford, one of the intervenor-plaintiffs in The State of Tennessee v. United States Department of Education

Arkansas students seek to intervene in challenge to federal transgender sports policy

Oct 5, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Three female athletes and a Christian education association are seeking to intervene in a lawsuit against the Biden administration, over... Read more

In Oregon, educators propose alternative to gender identity policy—and face calls to be fired

Jul 1, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A public school teacher and an assistant principal are facing disciplinary action and possible firing, because of their alternative policy... Read more

Bishop Luis Argüello, spokesman for the Spanish bishops’ conference and auxiliary bishop of Valladolid

Spokesperson for Spanish bishops laments approval of trans law

Jun 30, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

Following the approval of the so-called “Trans Law” by Spain’s Council of Ministers, Luis Argüello, the spokesman for the Spanish... Read more

Louisiana governor vetoes women’s sports bill 

Jun 23, 2021

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have prohibited student athletes from competing in... Read more

Catholics slam ‘lawless’ HHS ‘transgender mandate’

May 10, 2021

Catholic groups and legal experts denounced the Biden administration’s notice on Monday that it would prohibit denial of gender-transition procedures... Read more

Biden administration says it will enforce health care protections for people identifying as LGBTQ

May 10, 2021

The Biden administration on Monday announced it would interpret and enforce existing law to ensure people identifying as LGBTQ were... Read more

Wealthy corporations back Equality Act stripped of religious freedom protections

May 4, 2021

Federal LGBT legislation that excludes important religious freedom protections has the backing of over 400 American corporations with trillions of... Read more

West Virginia governor signs law that only girls may play girls’ sports

Apr 29, 2021

West Virginia’s governor on Wednesday signed a bill into law clarifying that only females may play girls’ sports in the... Read more

Judge tosses out girls’ complaint against Connecticut transgender sports policy

Apr 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

Four female athletes in Connecticut are appealing a court ruling that dismissed their legal challenge to the state’s transgender sports... Read more

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Biden administration appeals to keep transgender mandate in place

Apr 20, 2021

The Biden administration is appealing to keep in place a mandate that doctors and hospitals provide gender-transition surgeries, regardless of... Read more

More states pass bills aimed at protecting women’s sports

Apr 16, 2021

State legislatures of West Virginia and Kansas recently passed bills restricting participation in women’s sports to one’s biological sex and... Read more

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States consider restrictions on gender transitioning, transgender participation in girls’ sports

Mar 5, 2021

Lawmakers in Mississippi and Alabama have been debating bills concerning children who identify as transgender.  Read more

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States consider limiting participation in girls sports to just girls

Feb 15, 2021

Several state legislatures are considering requirements that student-athletes at public schools only participate in sports according to their biological sex,... Read more

Second federal court strikes down transgender mandate

Jan 20, 2021

“Today’s ruling protects patients, aligns with current medical research, and ensures doctors aren’t forced to violate their religious beliefs and... Read more

The Royal Courts of Justice house the High Court and Court of Appeal of England and Wales.

In landmark ruling, U.K. high court says children unlikely to be able to give informed consent to puberty blockers

Dec 2, 2020

By CNA Staff

The U.K.’s high court ruled Tuesday that children are unlikely to be mature enough to give informed consent to medical... Read more

Liz Truss MP, Minister of State for Women and Equalities.

UK equality minister says no to sex-change surgery for minors

Apr 23, 2020

The United Kingdom’s Minister for Women and Equalities has announced plans to prohibit minors from undergoing any permanent procedure intended... Read more

Teen girl on track.

Connecticut students sue over trans-athlete school policy

Feb 13, 2020

Three female high school athletes have sued over a Connecticut policy allowing males identifying as females to compete in girls’... Read more

Georgia state capitol building.

Georgia bill would make 'transgender treatment' for minors a felony

Nov 1, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

A state representative in Georgia has proposed a law that would make it a felony for medical professionals to assist in... Read more

Chamber of the US Supreme Court.

'Words matter' bishops say as Supreme Court hears LGBT cases

Oct 8, 2019

By Matt Hadro

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a trio of cases that could decide whether or not federal... Read more