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South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster Signs Anti-Trans Sports Bill

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tweet Tuesday.The Republican governor added, “It’s common sense, boys should play [boys'] sports and girls should play [girls'] sports.”Local LGBTQ+ advocates called out the governor for signing the bill.

It’s a bill that advocates have been pushing back against for two years, says Ivy Hill, executive director of the South Carolina-based organization Gender Benders and community health program director at the Campaign for Southern Equality.“It is clear to me that this is unconstitutional, and we're not going to stop fighting just because the governor signed it,” Hill says.

They added that there are already attorneys ready to sue over the law.Hill tells The Advocate they estimate the bill has been delayed more than 10 times.

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