Judge Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney general, dodged a question about his opinion on biological males playing in female sports, a hot topic following Biden’s recent pro-transgender executive order mandating that any schools that receive federal funding must allow male athletes who claim their gender identity is female to compete on women’s teams, receive women’s scholarships, and be admitted in women’s locker rooms.
During Garland’s confirmation hearing on Monday, Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana pressed the judge on the issue, asking him if he agreed that “allowing biological males to compete in an all-female sport deprives women of the opportunity to participate fully and fairly in sports and is fundamentally unfair to female athletes.”
Garland, however, responded with a non-answer, claiming it is a “very difficult societal question.”
“I know, but you’re going to be attorney general,” Kennedy pointed out.
“I may not be the one who has to make policy decisions like that, but