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West Virginia Senate passes bill barring transgender athlete participation

Published: Apr. 8, 2021 at 2:41 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) - The West Virginia State Senate on Thursday passed a bill banning transgender athletes from participating in sports under the gender they identify with.

HB 3293 passed the senate with a vote of 18-15.

The West Virginia House passed a similar bill on March 26. The bill will now make its way back to House for concurrence.

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