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To: BuckeyeTexan
"I have never heard that argument offered, have you? What an interesting proposition. I wonder if this will go to court."

I can't say that it's really my area of expertise, but Title IX is a well-tested statute. It has been either affirmed or expanded in a number of different SCOTUS rulings.

So long as their isn't a female team in the same sport, girls have the constitutional right to play on the boys team, and the team has to make reasonable accommodation for showering/lockering areas - that's it, so says the Supreme Court.

The coach is positing a creative defense, but it's not going anywhere, IMHO.

15 posted on 10/06/2009 10:09:33 AM PDT by OldDeckHand (No Socialized Medicine, No Way, No How, No Time)
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To: OldDeckHand
TYPO, should have been...

so there...

16 posted on 10/06/2009 10:10:26 AM PDT by OldDeckHand (No Socialized Medicine, No Way, No How, No Time)
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To: OldDeckHand

By the same token boys should be allowed to play volleyball and field hockey, yet they aren’t’...

Ed


17 posted on 10/06/2009 2:30:38 PM PDT by Sir_Ed
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