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Governor vetoes bill proposing transgender ban in girls sports

2 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, June 22 2021 Jun 22, 2021 June 22, 2021 3:50 PM June 22, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Governor John Bel Edwards vetoed a bill proposing the ban of transgender girls playing school sports.

Senate Bill 156, known as the Fairness in Women's Sports Act, hoped to "prevent transgender girls and women from participating on athletic teams or in sporting events designated for girls and women at elementary, secondary, and postsecondary schools."

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