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US state of Mississippi bans transgender girls from school and university sports

Posted On: 18 Apr 2021   |   Posted By: Metro

US state of Mississippi bans transgender girls from school and university sports

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves has announced he'll sign a bill banning trans girls from competitive sports
Mississippi will ban transgender girls from competing against their cisgender counterparts in school and college sports. The Southern State's Senate Bill 2536 was passed by its House of Representatives on Thursday, having previously been greenlighted by its upper-chamber, the Mississippi State Senate.
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves indicated he would sign the Bill into law on Thursday, tweeting: ‘I will sign our bill to protect young girls from being forced to compete with biological males for athletic opportunities.
‘It's crazy we have to address it, but the Biden EO forced the issue. Adults? That's on them. But the push for kids to adopt transgenderism is just wrong.'
The executive order Reeves was referring to was signed by President Joe Biden as he began his term in office in January, and sought to prohibit discrimination against transgender...

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