New research shows how America’s tangled web of welfare programs often trap generations in a cycle of poverty and hurt those who need the most help.
“Bostock is no joke, and it lays bare the moral and intellectual bankruptcy of the conservative legal movement.Let’s say this in the bluntest possible terms: The conservative legal movement and its various institutional vessels, such as the Federalist Society, have failed conservatism. There is simply no avoiding that straightforward conclusion — not when the blow is delivered from the Federalist Society-vetted Neil Gorsuch.”
“Usurping the constitutional authority of the other branches, the Court has essentially taken H. R.5’s provision on employment discrimination and issued it under the guise of statutory interpretation. A more brazen abuse of our authority to interpret statutes is hard to recall.” Justice Alito
“As the briefing in these cases has warned, the position that the Court now adopts will threaten freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and personal privacy and safety. No one should think that the Court’s decision represents an unalloyed victory for individual liberty.” Justice Alito
“Under the Court’s decision, however, transgender persons will be able to argue that they are entitled to use a bathroom or locker room that is reserved for persons of the sex with which they identify…” Justice Alito
“The effect of the Court’s reasoning may be to force young women to compete against students who have a very significant biological advantage, including students who have the size and strength of a male but identify as female and students who are taking male hormones in order to transition from female to male.” Justice Alito
“The Court’s decision may lead to Title IX cases against any college that resists assigning students of the opposite biological sex as roommates.” Justice Alito
So much for freedom of speech: “After today’s decision, plaintiffs may claim that the failure to use their preferred pronoun violates one of the federal laws prohibiting sex discrimination.” Justice Alito