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Tennessee governor signs transgender athlete bill into law to 'ensure fair competition'

EAN NOTE: Arizona needs a bill like this

'I signed the bill to preserve women's athletics'

Paul Sacca March 28, 2021 The Blaze

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (R) signed into law a bill requiring student athletes to prove their sex at birth in order to participate in middle and high school sports. The new law that was signed on Friday will prohibit transgender athletes who were born as male to compete against biological females and vice-versa.

"I signed the bill to preserve women's athletics and ensure fair competition," Lee wrote on Twitter. "This legislation responds to damaging federal policies that stand in opposition to the years of progress made under Title IX and I commend members of the General Assembly for their bipartisan work."


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