BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A bill to keep transgender athletes from competing on girls’ sports teams in schools came to a screeching halt because House committee lawmakers rejected the idea but by only a one-vote margin.
However, this isn’t a total end to the debate.
There’s a similar proposal awaiting debate on the Senate floor.
Supporters of the proposals said they are trying to protect female athletes from unfair competition.
Opponents call the measures discriminatory.
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