Kansas AG Defends Girls' Sports As Critics Denounce Trans Student Crackdown

Lost in the mix this week . . . Ongoing argumentation over high school sports as students would be wise to learn that American culture war is the only competition that really matters. 

Here's the word starting with the conservative legal maverick and then both sides of the debate . . .

“As the father of five girls who are involved in sports, I care deeply about preserving the opportunities provided by girls’ sports,” Kobach said in a press release issued by his office. “I will resist every effort by the Left to allow biological males to compete in girls’ sports. It’s not fair, and it penalizes the girls who should rightly be winning those events, holding those records, and receiving those scholarships.”

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Kris Kobach joins amicus brief defending athletic participation based on biological sex - The Lion

(The Center Square) - Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach is among 22 state attorneys general who want girls' sports to be for biological females only. Kobach was part of a coalition that filed an amicus brief on Tuesday in support of a Florida law that prevents biologically male athletes from participating in girls' sports.

From the political oppositon . . .

Critics call proposed Kansas 'women's bill of rights' sexist, transphobic - Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - Lawmakers unrolled a new bill that would bar transgender women from female-only spaces under the assumption that biological women tend to be naturally weaker and more vulnerable to violence than men.

Kansas Democrats describe attempt to ban transgender student athletes as 'crushing weight' - Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - Heather Meyer teared up Monday as she spoke about her transgender child, who is in middle school and identifies as genderfluid. She testified before a House panel that is considering another attempt to ban transgender athletes from participating in school sports - a ban that would apply to just two public school students in Kansas.

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