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Administration’s Expansive Interpretation of Title IX Threatens Religious Freedom and Academic Freedom at Religious Colleges

In October 2014, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights issued its Title IX Resource Guide, here: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-title-ix-coordinators-guide-201504.pdf, that expansively interpreted the type of speech and other conduct that might constitute sexual harassment. The Department subsequently threatened loss of federal funds if a college failed to integrate this interpretation into its policies. For

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