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Ivey corrects ESPN on legislation protecting female sports, says bill ‘will ban biological MEN from playing on FEMALE sports teams’

Governor Kay Ivey corrected a tweet from ESPN on Tuesday falsely claiming the recently signed Alabama law prohibiting biological men from participating in female collegiate sports would prohibit women from competing on female sports teams.

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Ivey signs transgender collegiate sports ban into law; Will go into effect August 1

Gov. Kay Ivey has signed legislation into law that would ban transgender athletes form competing in sports designed for members of the opposite sex.

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Transgender collegiate sports ban receives final passage from legislature, heads to Ivey's desk for signature

On Wednesday, the Alabama Legislature approved a bill to prohibit transgender collegiate athletes from competing in sports designed for the opposite sex.

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Tuberville blasts women's soccer standout Megan Rapinoe for promoting trans athletes in women's sports — 'The biggest bunch of crap I’ve ever heard'

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.

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Transgender college athletics ban legislation sails through Senate committee

Legislation barring college athletes from participating in sports that do not correspond to their biological sex passed the Alabama Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

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U.S. Sen. Tuberville: Title IX must be protected to keep female athletes on the winning side

Allowing biological males to compete in women’s and girls’ sports is unfair, unsafe, and just plain wrong.

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U.S. House passes bill to oppose DoE edict forcing schools to allow men to compete in women’s sports; Similar Tuberville-backed bill faces uphill battle in Democrat-led Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a house version of a senate bill proposed by U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn), which would prevent the U.S. Department of Education from bringing into effect a rule that would force schools to allow biological males in women’s sports.

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Legislation requiring college athletes to compete on teams based on biological sex clears committee hurdle, moves to House floor

Legislation barring college athletes from participating in sports that do not correspond to their biological sex has cleared the first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature.

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Alabama politicos rip proposed U.S. DoE Title IX rule change forcing schools to allow men to compete in women’s sports — 'Women deserve to compete on a safe and level playing field'

One day after state lawmakers filed a bill to prevent men from competing in women’s college sports, the U.S. Department of Education (USDED) is considering changing Title IX regulations to force schools to allow trans student athletes to compete according to their gender identity. 

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AG Marshall backs Florida's DeSantis-signed transgender sports ban in court filing

Monday, Attorney General Steve Marshall announced he was among a coalition of 22 attorneys general who filed an amicus brief supporting Florida's law that "preserves girls' sports teams for girls alone."

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AG Marshall: Conforming to 'gender ideology' instead of biology an 'attack on common sense'

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed an amicus brief Thursday in support of Indiana’s law prohibiting boys from playing on girls’ sports teams.

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AG Marshall backs federal resolutions to define 'men' and 'women' by biological sex

Several women’s groups have produced a bill of rights designed explicitly for women, drawing the support of Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and other AGs nationwide.

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Tuberville questions why women’s groups are not speaking out in defense of Title IX

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn), who formerly served as the head football coach at Auburn University, Texas Tech University, the University of Cincinnati and the University of Mississippi, addressed why Title IX needed to be protected.