By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A motion before Allegheny County Council on Tuesday night to denounce attempts to ban transgender athletes from youth and college sports failed on Tuesday night.READ MORE: Guentzel Scores 3 In 2nd Period, Penguins Beat Canucks 4-1
The motion was one vote short of the eight needed votes to pass.READ MORE: Starlink Satellites Mistaken As UFOs Over Pittsburgh
Councilwoman Bethany Hallam said she wanted to adopt and support transgender-inclusive policies.MORE NEWS: Pitt Rolls By Wake Forest 45-21 For ACC Title
Councilman Sam DeMarco opposed the motion, saying it wouldn’t be fair to girls and women to compete against athletes who are biologically male.