Mississippi Passes Bill Banning Transgender Athletes, More States To Consider
Full Headline : Mississippi State Senate Passes Bill Banning Transgender Athletes from Playing Girls' Sports
The Mississippi state Senate passed a bill Thursday that would ban athletes who are biological boys from competing in girl's or women's sports in the state's schools and universities.
Mississippi Republican state Sen. Angela Hill, the bill's sponsor, said her law was introduced in response to questions from coaches, layers, and parents.
"I've had numerous coaches across the state call me and believe that they feel there's a need for a policy in Mississippi because they are beginning to have some concerns of having to deal with this," Sen. Hill said, according to the Associated Press...................
............Other states considering bans include Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, North and South Dakota, and Tennessee.
Photo Credit Layshia Clarendon, taken by Lauri Shaull is the first WNBA player that openly identifies as transgender and non-binary