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Texas House Approves Sports Bill Targeting Transgender Youth

Under House Bill 25, K-12 student athletes would be prohibited from competing on school sports teams aligned with their gender identity. The bill will now head to the Senate, where it is expected to pass.

Texas lawmakers this year have repeatedly pushed legislation that would restrict the school sports teams transgender children can join (photo credit: Getty Images/iStock).

By Allyson Waller, Texas Tribune

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