New York Indiana state Texas Usa Idaho state Tennessee state Florida state West Virginia state Alabama state Mississippi state Arkansas state Montana county Liberty transgender reports information New York Indiana state Texas Usa Idaho state Tennessee state Florida state West Virginia state Alabama state Mississippi state Arkansas state Montana county Liberty

Indiana Looks to Become Tenth State to Restrict Transgender Girls in School Sports

Reading now: 735
www.newsweek.com

Republicans support the bill.""It's just, how do we make sure that we're ... playing fairly in terms of athletics," Behning said, according to AP.The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana released a statement Thursday on their website in opposition to the bill.

The statement says the bill singles out transgender kids by banning them from participating in sports, "sending them the message that they are not worthy of the same kinds of opportunities as their classmates.""Transgender people have the right to participate in sports consistent with who they are, just like anyone else," the ACLU of Indiana says in the statement. "Denying this right is unconstitutional and blatant discrimination."The ACLU of Indiana urges lawmakers to "stop these attacks" on transgender children, according to the statement.If the bill were to pass, Indiana would become the 10th state to ban transgender athletes from school sports.

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Mississippi, Montana, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Texas all have laws prohibiting transgender athletes from school sports, according to The New York Times.

Read more on newsweek.com
The website meaws.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

DMCA