House passes bill banning transgender women from competing on women’s sports teams
The upper chamber has already taken action on a similar proposal. Sens. Judy Ward, R-Blair, and Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York, introduced a companion bill in the Senate less than a week ago. It then advanced out of the Education Committee on Monday on a party-line vote.
Are GOP lawmakers pushing ban on transgender athletes ignoring gender inequities at home districts?
Last spring, state Rep. Barbara Gleim, R-Cumberland, introduced HB 972 or the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” touting it as a way to “protect” women’s sports, despite the absence of any scientific evidence that cisgender athletes would be displaced by, or outperformed, by transgender athletes.