Dunleavy joins lawsuit against Biden over ‘accept federal neo-gender ideology or lose school lunch funding’

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The Biden Administration is about to steal the lunch money of millions of students, if school districts don’t allow boys to be girls and girls to be boys.

Last month, 26 attorneys general, including Alaska’s Attorney General Treg Taylor, wrote to President Biden expressing concern over a new interpretation of the gender terms of Title IX, the federal legislation that protects girls and women’s athletics in schools. The Biden Administration has widened the definitions of what it means to be female so that any school that does not adapt to leftist gender ideology will be starved of school lunch funding.

Now, 22 states, including Alaska, are suing the Biden Administration over the demands that schools adopt the leftist transgender policies in order to qualify for assistance through the Department of Agriculture. The lawsuit is being led by Indiana Attorney General Todd Rosita and Tennessee AG Herbert H. Slattery III. Lawsuits such as these are generally filed in jurisdictions that have more conservative courts, unlike the West Coast’s Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

“We all know the Biden administration is dead-set on imposing an extreme left-wing agenda on Americans nationwide,” Indiana’s Attorney General Rokita said. “But they’ve reached a new level of shamelessness with this ploy of holding up food assistance for low-income kids unless schools do the Left’s bidding.”

The lawsuit names the U.S. Department of Agriculture as defendant, after the department’s Food and Nutrition Services issued guidance to states, announcing that discrimination on the basis of sex in Title IX and the Food and Nutrition Act includes discrimination on the basis of “sexual orientation and gender identity.” That means schools have to let boys compete with girls in girls’ divisions and use girls’ locker rooms and bathrooms.

This new guidance has jeopardized states’ Title IX and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) school lunch funding.

In the lawsuit, the states argue the USDA’s guidance is unlawful for several reasons, including that it is based on a misapplication of U.S. Supreme Court precedents.

The Biden administration’s actions will inevitably result in regulatory chaos that threatens essential nutritional services to children from low-income homes, the lawsuit says.

The National School Lunch Program services nearly 30 million schoolchildren each day, many who rely on it for breakfast, lunch, or both. Approximately 100,000 public and non-profit private schools and residential childcare institutions receive federal funding to provide subsidized free or reduced-price meals for qualifying children.

Attorney General Rokita recently won a legal battle over neo-gender ideology, when a U.S. district court barred the Biden administration from enforcing federal “guidance” to coerce schools and employers to kowtow to transgender extremism.

The latest lawsuit is linked here.

16 COMMENTS

  1. Too bad we don’t just tell the feds to stick their lunch money where the sun don’t shine. I don’t know about anyone else, but I’d be happy to pay a few more dollars in property taxes to cover the kids lunches.

  2. “You will be groomed and forced to be exposed to the tranny lifestyle, or we will take your milk and cookies,” says Joe Biden. “And don’t forget, I can sniff your hair and cuddle you whenever I want
    to.”

  3. its not stealing. We don’t steal our own money, what belongs to the money lender. The schools are not
    supposed to be feeding their students. its parents and guardians responciblity.. If they are hard up, then snap is used. The risk of recieving and federal assistance is it can get taken away. I think this lawsuit will rule in white house favor. If some american schools don’t agree, then they can opt out of recieving federal school lunch money. Feeding kids is
    always been a state, local issue, not an issue
    that should come out of d.c.

  4. I guess if you don’t want the Fed’s to blackmail you with your own (or your grandkids) money, you should quit sending them money.

  5. Give up the money. I have always had issue with schools feeding kids and although I understand families can face hard times there are other services to help families, and schools should be educating not feeding, or raising. Alas it seems schools are far more about the later.

  6. Can the State of Alaska afford the pay for its own schools?
    Biden is blackmailing states, it’s our money.
    Another reason for the Federal government to be much, much smaller ,they are bloated, corrupt and incompetent.

  7. Even a blind squirrel gets a nut now and then.
    Even a broken clock is right twice a day…
    Denleavy ain’t all bad.
    But, he is like me in school…
    ” Not meeting his potential “

    • Because his kind only see kids as energy producers. Obiden does not have any sense of empathy or caring.

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