A case has been brought to the Arizona district court on behalf of two transgender girls (ages 11 and 15) that contests the state law that prohibits them from participating in girls’ sports at school. They state that they will not undergo male puberty, so they are similarly situated with other girls and should not be prohibited from participation. The Plaintiffs also contend that the state law is in violation of Title IX – the federal law that prohibits discrimination in educational programs based on sex. The Plaintiffs are asking the court to declare that the state statute forbidding their participation is unenforceable and unconstitutional.
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Donald A. Loose is an Arizona attorney, and the author of Arizona Laws 101: A Handbook for Non-Lawyers, and Estate Planning in Arizona: What You Need to Know. Mr. Loose is a regular guest on radio shows featuring local newsmaker interviews. He may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Save the Tamales’, School Vouchers, and Unemployment Aid/in Audio Interviews/by Don Loose
Attorney Don Loose discusses the “Save the Tamales” bill, the school voucher program, and the additional unemployment benefits provided by the federal government – all of which are at dead ends – or may be headed there.
Title IX and Transgender Rights: Contesting Arizona’s School Sports Law/in Audio Interviews/by Don Loose
A case has been brought to the Arizona district court on behalf of two transgender girls (ages 11 and 15) that contests the state law that prohibits them from participating in girls’ sports at school.
Attorney Don Loose Discusses Recent Vetoes/in Audio Interviews/by Don Loose
Arizona Governor, Katie Hobbs, is on a record-setting pace, already vetoing 25 bills as of the date of this broadcast. Attorney Don Loose discusses some of these vetoes and identifies bills on their way to the Governor’s desk that she also may reject.
Senate Bill 1063 Proposal in Arizona/in Audio Interviews/by Don Loose
Senate Bill 1063 has passed and is on its way to the House for their vote.
New Laws in Arizona: Sales Tax Exemption, Abortion Drugs Controversy, Gun Dealers vs Mexico/in Audio Interviews/by Don Loose
In the new legislative session, Arizona lawmakers are considering a law that will eliminate sales tax on food (groceries) and on residential rentals.