Even though U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-Auburn) “Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act” was blocked in the Senate, he’s not giving up his fight to keep biological males from competing in women’s athletics.
During a recent episode of The Daily Wire’s “Crain & Company,” Tuberville criticized professional female soccer player Megan Rapinoe and others like her who have lent their support and influence to promote trans athletes to the detriment of their own sports.
"The problem is she's voicing now her opinion that, 'Hey, trans boys should be able to compete against women.' Well, if that would have happened during her career, she'd have been working at Safeway or Piggly Wiggly," Tuberville said. "She would have never gotten on the field."
"But now that she's retired, 'Yeah, I'm all for this.' And that's the biggest bunch of crap I've ever heard."
According to Fox News, Rapinoe has not retired and plans to play in the National Women's Soccer League in 2023. She and other female athletes like Sue Bird in the WNBA signed petitions against Tuberville's bill.
"They stand up supposedly for all this activist stuff, but they don't stand up for what's right in this country," Tuberville continued. "... The main point about this is it's not fair. It's not fair to girls to know that they're going to be playing for second or third."
Tuberville said the Biden Administration plans to issue an executive order in the coming weeks that would remove federal funding from public schools that don't allow biological males to compete in women's sports.
"Young people in our country are our No. 1 commodity, and we are failing them. The adults in the room, the people up here, the Republicans and Democrats. The Republicans, we don't fight enough," Tuberville said.
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