Republicans make protecting female sports from biological male transgender athletes a legislative goal
Republicans across the country have made protecting girls' sports from biological male transgender athletes a campaign message as they seek to retake control of Congress next month, with at least one gubernatorial candidate highlighting the issue in recent campaign ad.
The issue of biological males who identify as females competing against women in women's spor
ts has garnered national attention and resulted in a feud among the two political parties in America, and one group believes the issue may help turnout for Republicans in the November 8 election.
"Americans understand that female athletes have had their scholarships, their trophies and their dignity stolen by males competing in their sport and will make their voices heard at the ballot box," Penny Nance, CEO and president of Concerned Women for America, which is launching a bus tour to highlight the issue in five battleground states.
Republicans and Democrats are at odds with how the issue should be addressed, with those on the left defending the practice as affirming to transgender individuals and those on the right insisting it's unfair to pit young women against men in female leagues......