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Texas Governor Passes The Bill Restricting Transgender Girls From Participating In Sports

Protest against the Texas bill restricting trans women from sports Gregg Abbott, governor of Texas, signed a bill on Monday (October 25th) banning transgender girls from participating in female sports at public schools. This southern US state is the latest to join seven other states that passed a similar law this year. The bill was passed by lawmakers on October 15th. Gregg Abbott signed the bill into law on October 25th, which will come into effect from January 18th. How people have reacted? Supporters of the bill say it is an attempt to protect and provide fair competition by eliminating what they see as an inherent advantage of female transgender athletes — those assigned male at birth but since transitioned — on female teams. While the equal rights activists have...

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