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Bill banning transgender people’s participation in sports passed in South Carolina

South Carolina became the latest in the growing number of American states with a law requiring transgender students to compete in sports with the gender listed on their birth certificates.

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Growing number of legal transgender attacks in the U.S.

South Carolina became the latest in the growing number of American states with a law requiring transgender students to compete in sports with the gender listed on their birth certificates.

The bill was one of 43 acts quietly signed by SC governor Henry McMaster into law on May 16.

Earlier, McMaster was quoted as saying that “I think the girls ought to play girls and the boys ought to play boys. That’s the way we’ve always done it.” Asked if he meant biological boys, the governor responded “are there any other kind?”

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