Senate Education Committee advances legislation to protect girls’ sports

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Atlanta GA, — The Senate Committee on Education and Youth on Wednesday passed the Save Girls’ Sports Act, sponsored by Senator Marty Harbin (R-Tyrone).

This legislation would prohibit biological males in public or private schools from participating in athletic programs designed for females when competing against a public school.

Harbin said, “Over 1,400 male athletes have run a mile in under four minutes. To date, no woman has yet accomplished this. Forcing girls to play against biological males limits the ability of young women in the state of Georgia to win competitions, receive scholarships, and achieve the highest levels of success in their sport. Senate Bill 266 protects the level playing field.”