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Gov. John Bel Edwards suggested that the bill was ‘discrimination’ and called it ‘a solution in search of a problem.’

By Raymond Wolfe, LifeSiteNews, June 25, 2021

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, June 25, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) rejected bipartisan legislation on Tuesday that would ban gender-confused males from competing against women and girls.

Gov. Edwards suggested that the bill, which protects female athletes from having to play against naturally stronger male competitors, was “discrimination” and called it “a solution in search of a problem,” the Associated Press reported. Edwards, a self-professed Catholic known for laxity on pro-family issues, vowed in April to reject the measure.

Senate Bill 156, or the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act, requires public schools to designate sports teams based on biological sex and explicitly states that “teams designated for females are not open to participation by biological males.” …

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