Faithful Catholic Educators Helped Defeat ‘Transgender Bathroom’ Mandate, ‘Huge Victory’ for Catholic Education

Posted February 24, 2017 12:29 pm by Mallory Nygard

The Cardinal Newman Society today credited faithful Catholic colleges and schools for standing at the forefront of the opposition that prompted yesterday’s withdrawal of the U.S. Education Department’s “transgender bathroom” mandate.
“Several Catholic colleges and schools—steadfast in their faith and therefore most threatened by attacks on religious freedom—stood strong against this mandate and insisted on the safety and health of students,” said Cardinal Newman Society President Patrick Reilly. “For helping preserve truth in education, they deserve Americans’ gratitude and support.”
Yesterday Secretary of Education Betsy Devos withdrew the “guidance” imposed by the Obama administration under the federal Title IX education law. The

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