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Transgender sports bill headed to South Carolina governor

A bill that would prevent transgender athletes from competing in female sports in public middle and high schools and public universities is headed to South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster for his signature.

The South Carolina Senate made a slight amendment to the bill while passing the measure on May 4 and the House then concurred on the change this week.

The Save Women’s Sports Act, House Bill 4608, would allow those who were female on their birth certificates to compete on male sports teams, but those who were designated male on their birth certificates cannot compete on girls sports teams.

“I feel that, despite the very strong feelings that are evoked and are involved with many in this body, this bill is not anti-trans athletes in my view,” said Sen. Penry Gustafson, R-Kershaw. “It’s focus should be understanding, recognizing and acknowledging the importance of protecting athletic opportunities for biological females in

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