Health & Environment, Politics, States

Reality Wins: Pennsylvania Bans Men From Women’s Sports

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass legislation to designate sports teams in schools by biological sex and not allow biological male transgender athletes to participate in women’s sports.

Fox News reported that the state House voted 115-84 to pass the measure, House Bill 972. The bill now goes to the state Senate. If passed, the bill will go to Gov. Tom Wolf’s (D) desk. Fox noted that Wolf has pledged to veto a similar bill in consideration of the State Senate, Senate Bill 1191.

HB 972, called the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” explicitly states that “athletic teams or sports designated for females, women or girls under subsection (a) (2) may not be open to students of the male sex.” Read more…

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