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Texas Bill Limiting Transgender Kids’ Sports Participation Runs Out of Time

Democratic lawmakers waved transgender pride flags on the chamber floor after SB 29 missed the deadline for the House to pass all bills from the upper chamber.

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Senate Bill 29 intends to limit which school sports teams transgender Texas kids can join. It is part of a slate of bills aimed at transgender people, most of which appeared unlikely to pass this legislative session (Getty Images/iStock).

By James Barragán, Texas Tribune

Megan Munce contributed to this report.
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