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Conservative Legal Circles Buzz With Rumor that Justice Gorsuch Will Defect to the Liberals and Rule That Transgenders Are Women For Title VII
Ace of Spades HQ ^ | February 21, 2020 | Ace

Posted on 02/21/2020 9:21:43 PM PST by Bratch

Conservative Legal Circles Buzz With Rumor that Justice Gorsuch Will Defect to the Liberals and Rule That Transgenders Are Women For Title VII

Posted by: Ace at 05:04 PM

The debate is whether Title VII's protections of discrimination "because of... sex" applies to sexual orientation and "gender" expression.

Does a man who claims to be a transwoman actually get protections based on "sex" when his sex is male?

The liberals are solid for answering "yes," of course.

And chatter in conservative legal circles is that Justice Gorsuch will join the liberals.


There is a rumor rapidly circulating in legal conservative circles that Gorsuch is going to side with the liberals and read transgenderism into Title VII.

I’m a longtime Gorsuch skeptic, but this would certainly be an unprecedented betrayal.

Let’s hope it’s not true.

  — Josh Hammer (@josh_hammer) February 20, 2020


 

A friend with connections to the Supreme Court says that the rumors do exist.

 


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bloggers; evolve; gorsuch; originalist; scalia; scotus; supremes; transgenders
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Et tu, Gorsuch?


1 posted on 02/21/2020 9:21:43 PM PST by Bratch
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To: Bratch
BFD if he does.

The liberal women wanted this insanity.

Let them get the results good and hard, as H.L. Mencken once opined.

2 posted on 02/21/2020 9:23:37 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change with out notice.)
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To: Bratch

I don’t care what judge says that. It still will not be true.


3 posted on 02/21/2020 9:24:11 PM PST by lee martell
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To: Bratch

I want names or it didn’t happen!

This type of crap reminds me of Fake News reporting: “some people are saying...”


4 posted on 02/21/2020 9:25:09 PM PST by Artcore (Trump 2020!)
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To: Bratch

How come no liberal justice ever defect to our side?


5 posted on 02/21/2020 9:26:38 PM PST by aquila48 (Do not let them make you care!)
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To: Artcore

yeah, this is just someone stirring up crap. Has the case even been heard yet?


6 posted on 02/21/2020 9:29:21 PM PST by be-baw
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To: aquila48

Check this out. Its not just your imagination.
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c6/Graph_of_Martin-Quinn_Scores_of_Supreme_Court_Justices_1937-Now.png/1280px-Graph_of_Martin-Quinn_Scores_of_Supreme_Court_Justices_1937-Now.png


7 posted on 02/21/2020 9:29:51 PM PST by jarwulf
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To: Bratch

BS this is blog pimping!


8 posted on 02/21/2020 9:29:53 PM PST by DarthVader (Not by speeches & majority decisions will the great issues of the day be decided but by Blood & Iron)
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To: aquila48

They have, it is just extremely extremely rare

Or in a safer case where the conservatives had the case sealed up.

We have had a slim conservative majority on the court for a while, the only way Liberals win is by having a deflection from our side. It is the only way they can win and it does happen and is a big deal

When we win with our majority and a lib or two join in, it isn’t a big deal since we won anyways without them. Sometimes the decision can me unanimous as well.


9 posted on 02/21/2020 9:32:59 PM PST by Trump.Deplorable
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To: be-baw

yeah, this is just someone stirring up crap. Has the case even been heard yet?

....

I don’t think it’s been heard yet.

Yep, these stories with unnamed sources are designed to cause division, nothing more! Sadly, we have some who lap this drivel up!


10 posted on 02/21/2020 9:33:31 PM PST by Artcore (Trump 2020!)
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To: aquila48

Happened once or twice last year but I don’t remember the cases.

They should have been etched in stone in my head :)

Even more terrifying, I think it was RBG.

It will never happen again.


11 posted on 02/21/2020 9:35:01 PM PST by dp0622 (Radicals, racists Don't point finger at me I'm a small town white boy Just tryin' to makne ends meet)
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To: Bratch

Fake textualism if true. Let’s hope Gorsuch is above such things.


12 posted on 02/21/2020 9:35:07 PM PST by Stravinsky
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To: Bratch

Firstly, such a SCOTUS decision will drive R voters to the polls. It may also prompt many traditional D voters to vote R. That would give the House back to the Rs, and so make it possible to rewrite Title VII (among other things.)

Secondly, if a precondition is that a claimant must have been fully transitioned phsically in order to qualify, that would exclude all claims based solely on psycho-emotional whim of the moment. There just aren’t that many people who’ve had the full procedure.

It should be noted that, eventually, it will become technically possible to actually change one’s biological sex at the genetic / molecular level. The rumored precedent is probably appropriate for such people.


13 posted on 02/21/2020 9:35:41 PM PST by sourcery (Non Aquiesco: "I do not consent" (Latin))
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To: grey_whiskers

I didn’t even know this question was in front of the Court. How did I miss this?


14 posted on 02/21/2020 9:38:59 PM PST by CaptainK ('No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker')
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To: jarwulf

That’s an interesting graph. Thanks for posting.


15 posted on 02/21/2020 9:39:18 PM PST by Mr. N. Wolfe
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To: grey_whiskers

“ The liberal women wanted this insanity“

But conservative women didn’t. Why do you want to punish them? Most white women voted for Trump. They don’t deserve to be saddled with the leftist feminist agenda that they oppose

Anymore than you deserve to have your taxes raised because it’s mainly men who are in leadership of tax-raising advocacy groups - and you’re a man like them


16 posted on 02/21/2020 9:39:31 PM PST by rintintin
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To: Bratch

Sounds doubtful.


17 posted on 02/21/2020 9:40:08 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped)
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To: rintintin

Conservative women are most likely not going to be in MMA matches against the trannies (like that one woman who had her skull fractured).


18 posted on 02/21/2020 9:44:53 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change with out notice.)
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To: Bratch

I heard it from a friend who, heard it from a friend who, heard it from a friend...Give me a break! Ever since the Lefts last-ditch HERO Bloomberg crashed and burned we’ve been subject to a barrage of unsubstantiated BS from nearly every Left-Wing source on the planet.
The Russians are Coming!!! Again. Gorsuch is actually a Leftist Stealth Traitor!!! The Sky is Falling!!! We’re Doomed!!! Only 10.87 years left!!!


19 posted on 02/21/2020 9:47:38 PM PST by ocrp1982 (ll)
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To: grey_whiskers

There are many conservative women who do all kinds of school sports. Some in my own family. You’re saying they should be forced to compete against trans men. The feminists want that. You’re taking the feminist position - against non-feminist women.


20 posted on 02/21/2020 9:48:21 PM PST by rintintin
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