Republicans add transgender athlete ban to Michigan education budget bill | Bridge Michigan
Across the country, conservative legislatures are trying to exclude transgender athletes from girls sports. A few sentences in a K-12 budget proposal could have a similar impact in Michigan.

After a Senate effort to limit opportunities for transgender athletes stalled last year, state Republicans found a new vehicle: the state budget. […] If the transgender athlete provision makes it into the final budget passed by both chambers, Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer could intervene. The governor can declare measures within budget proposals unconstitutional or unenforceable as Whitmer did last year with provisions related to mask and vaccine orders.

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