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Bill to Ban Trans Athletes in Girls’ Sports Back at the Ohio Statehouse

If enacted, transgender girls could not participate in girls’ sports K-college

A bill that would ban transgender girls from participating in girls' school sports in Ohio is back at the Statehouse after failing to pass last session.

Rep. Jena Powell, R-Arcanum, introduced the bill, which is being called the Save Women's Sports Act, on Wednesday, which was International Women's Day.

"All that girls are asking for is a fair shot and to be given the chance to play and win by the rules in the sport that they love," Powell said during the bill's first hearing on Wednesday. "That opportunity is being ripped away from them by biological males."

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