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Judge blocks Title IX changes

CASPER — A federal judge has halted the implementation of new Title IX rules in Wyoming, Alaska, Kansas and Utah.

A lawsuit, filed in May, was initiated by a coalition of states and organizations, including Moms for Liberty, Young America’s Foundation and Female Athletes United. In April, the U.S. Education Department released new regulations for Title IX, which is a federal statute meant to protect students and school employees from sex-based discrimination.

Tuesday’s ruling by a U.S. District Court judge in Kansas blocks the rules, which were set to begin on Aug. 1, amending the definition o...

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