CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Transgender athletes in West Virginia would be banned from competing in female sports in middle and high schools and colleges under a bill that won approval from the legislature Friday.
The bill heads to the desk of Republican Gov. Jim Justice, who has not publicly commented on the matter.READ MORE: Live Winter Storm Tracker: Snow Now Expected To Reach 6-12 Inches In Pittsburgh
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The House of Delegates approved it 80-20 after the Senate passed a version Thursday that expands its focus to include college sports.
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