Ohio bill would ban transgender athletes from competing in girls and women’s sports

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican lawmakers are sponsoring a bill that would ban transgender females from competing in Ohio high school and college girls and women's sports.

体育投注The legislation introduced Wednesday would apply to all public schools and colleges and any private schools or colleges that are members of a state or national athletic association.

The bill announced by Representatives Jena Powell and Reggie Stoltzfus prohibits biological males from competing in girls or women's sports.

体育投注It comes as three high school girl runners in Connecticut are suing to block a policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls' sports.

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