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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Cornelia Pillard
Senate Republicans blocked another of President Obama's picks for one of the nation's top courts on Tuesday, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the chamber.
In this White House, the only females who count are the liberal politically correct
Raising the stakes in a long-simmering battle with Senate Republicans, President Obama Tuesday nominated three more judicial candidates to serve on the influential D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, a White House official confirmed.
She writes: "The abstinence-only approach is permeated with stereotyped messages and sex-based double standards about acceptable male and female sexual behavior and appropriate social roles. Public school teaching of gender stereotypes violates the constitutional bar against sex stereotyping and is vulnerable to equal-protection challenge."
In discussing the recent Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church v. EEOC case, she said the church's exercise of its religious freedom presented "a substantial threat to the American rule of law."