The question of what the definition of a woman is has been a hot topic in recent months.
During a House hearing on Wednesday, Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.) decided to ask Fatima Goss Grave, the president of the National Women’s Law Center, if she could provide the definition.
“Since you’re the president of the National Women’s Law Center, I was hoping that you could define what a woman is for us,” Clyde said.
However, Goss Graves did not elect to share a definition.
Instead, she said, “As the president of the National Women’s Law Center, you can imagine I say woman a lot in my day job.”
“OK, so I’m just asking for the definition,” Clyde interjected.
However, Goss Graves said, “What I’ll tell you is, I am a woman. That’s how I identify. But I wonder, however, if in part the reason that you’re asking the question is that you’re trying to suggest that…”
“I’m simply asking the question and I simply want an answer,” the Congressman said.
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Rep. Clyde: "Since you're the president of the National Women's Law Center, I was hoping that you could define what a woman is for us" pic.twitter.com/8LIqQFEVeW
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Goss Graves pressed on, “I think it’s actually really important to be very clear here that there are people who identify as nonbinary. I think about 5% of young people… who can be pregnant.”
However, Clyde interjected again as he said, “OK, alright, we’re not gonna go there. I was hoping that maybe you would say something that maybe we learned in high school biology that has to do with X and Y chromosomes which define male and female but I guess we’re not going to get there.”
“Can I provide a definition?” Jackson asked.
When Blackburn confirmed that was her question, Jackson said, “I can’t.”
“You can’t?” the senator asked.
Jackson explained, “Not in this context I’m not a biologist.”
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Sen. Marsha Blackburn: "Can you provide a definition for the word woman?"
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson: "I can't. Not in this context. I'm not a biologist." pic.twitter.com/BK1ENBdYcG
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She added, “Senator, in my work as a judge, what I do is I address disputes. If there’s a dispute about a definition, people make arguments, and I look at the law and I decide.”
“The fact that you can’t give me a straight answer about something as fundamental as what a woman is underscores the dangers of the kind of progressive education that we are hearing about,” Blackburn shot back.
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