The House Passed A Bill That Would Restrict Transgender Atheltes
The House passed the 'Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act' with a final vote of 219 to 203.
The House voted on a GOP-led bill regarding the future of certain transgender athletes.
The House bill would prohibit transgender women and girls from playing on sports teams that are consistent with their gender identity.
The House passed the ‘Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act’ with a final vote of 219 to 203.
The legislation is not expected to pass through the Democratic-led Senate and the White House has issued a veto threat.
The House vote represents Republicans attempting to highlight the issue while Democrats argue that policies to restrict transgender athletes’ participation in team sports adds to discrimination of trans people.