Back in 1964 Congress passed and LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act.
It was landmark legislation, hastening as it did the end of segregation, a dark era in our nation’s history.
Title VII of that Act prohibited employment discrimination on the basis of, “race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.”
In our contemporary politics, there’s an effort to redefine and re-load what that word “sex” means. Is it something objective?—grounded in biological realties? Or is it simply what an individual says it is?
ADF—the Alliance Defending Freedom—is fighting a case in Michigan that could soon be before the nation’s highest court based on exactly this: Can we take away an objective grounds of “sex”—“male” and “female”—without an act of Congress?
The stakes in the law and in the culture could not be higher.Read More »