After a circuit court ordered the removal of a citizenship question from the census, the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to weigh in on the case. On Friday, the high court agreed.
Uncertainty over the government's future operations and the addition of a citizenship question have left cities bracing for chaos during the upcoming census.
The judge ruled that, while the administration's move to include a citizenship question was not in itself unconstitutional, it was "unlawful for a multitude of independent reasons."
Declaring sex immutable is, in effect, discrimination by legal re-categorization.