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IOWA HOUSE PASSES TRANSGENDER ATHLETE BAN

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FIFTY-FIVE OF 56 REPUBLICANS IN THE IOWA HOUSE HAVE PASSED A BILL THAT FORBIDS TRANS ATHLETES FROM PARTICIPATING IN GIRLS’ AND WOMEN’S SPORTS AT ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES IN IOWA.

REPUBLICAN REPRESENTATIVE SKYLER WHEELER OF ORANGE CITY SAYS TRANSGENDER ATHLETES WHO IDENTIFY AS FEMALE HAVE AN UNFAIR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN GIRLS’ SPORTS.

TRANS100 OC…HER OWN SPORT. :15

THE VOTE WAS 55-39 WITH DEMOCRATS SUCH AS RAS (ROSS) SMITH OF WATERLOO VOTING “NO.”

TRANS10 OC……….FEEL THAT WAY. :09

THE IOWA SENATE MAY DEBATE THE BILL THIS WEEK.