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88 Groups Call on Dept. of Education to Cancel Plans for New Title IX Regulation

WASHINGTON / May 17, 2022 – Today, a diverse coalition of 88 groups is announcing its opposition to the proposal of the U.S. Department of Education to release a new Title IX regulation. The concerns of coalition members revolve around four issues: campus due process, free speech, parental rights, and women’s sports.

The 88 groups represent a broad diversity in terms of mission, geographic location, and ideological leaning. The groups include Attorneys General offices, Title IX law firms, national policy organizations, grass-roots parental rights groups, and others.

The following groups have expressed their opposition to the upcoming regulation:

15 Attorneys General Offices (1):

Attorneys General in Montana, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Texas.

9 Leading Title IX Law Firms (2):

Nesenoff & Miltenberg LLP; Rosenberg & Ball Co., LPA; Binnall Law Group; Friedman & Nemecek, LLC; Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC; Law Offices of Scott J. Limmer; Agee, Owens & Cooper, LLC; Sammons Law; and Tin Fulton Walker & Owen.

26 Organizations in the Title IX Coalition (3):

Defense of Freedom Institute for Policy Studies, America First Legal Foundation, America First Policy Institute, American Civil Rights Project, Center for Equal Opportunity, Child and Parental Rights Campaign, Christian Legal Society, Eagle Forum, Ethics and Public Policy Center, Family Research Council, First Liberty, Heritage Foundation, Heritage Action for America, Independent Women’s Forum, Independent Women’s Law Center, Independent Women’s Voice, Keystone Policy, Moms for Liberty, Mountain States Legal Foundation, No Left Turn in Education, Parents Defending Education, Parents Unite, Southeastern Legal Foundation, Speech First, and Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty.

27 Parental Rights Groups (4):

Parents Defending Education, American Education Advocates, Army of Parents, Inc., Awake Illinois, Chinese American Citizen Alliance of Greater New York, California Foundation for Equal Rights, Child Protection League, Citizens for Brandywine School District, Concerned Parents of Round Rock (Texas) ISD, Fight for Schools, Fishers One, Louisiana Save Our Schools, Mequon-Thiensville Restore (Wisconsin), Moms for Liberty, New Trier Neighbors (Illinois), No Left Turn in Education, Ohio Values Voters, Oregonians for Liberty in Education, Parents Unite, Parents Union, Protect Ohio Children, Protect Our Kids Now, Push Back Idaho, Save Oregon Schools, Truth in Education, Utah Parents United, and West Valley (Arizona) Parents Uniting.

11 Other Organizations (5):

SAVE, Families Advocating for Campus Equality, National Association of Scholars; FAIR Energy Foundation, Center for Military Readiness, American Principles Project, National Coalition for Men Carolinas, Family Policy Alliance, Family Research Council, LifeSite, and Women’s Liberation Front.

In addition, 82 leading professors, attorneys, and others have endorsed a petition that calls on the Department of Education to “immediately suspend all plans to issue a new Title IX regulation due to the Department’s inability to provide a sound explanation why the 2020 regulation requires revision.” (6)

Persons are invited to contact Secretary Miguel Cardona and urge that the Department of Education immediately cancel plans to issue a new Title IX regulation. Telephone (202) 401-3000; fax (202) 260-7867; email