Gov. Kay Ivey, R-Ala., shared a fiery Tweet with ESPN to “fix” their words on his new law banning biological males from competing in women’s sports.
ESPN originally reported Tuesday that “Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed legislation Tuesday that would ban transgender women from playing on women’s college sports teams.”
The Republican governor quickly returned to the sports outlet. “Let me fix that, @espn,” she wrote in a post Tuesday, changing the words from “transgender women” to “biological men.”
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“Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed legislation Tuesday that will ban biological MALE players from playing on FEMALE college sports teams,” the governor wrote in response.
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On Tuesday, Ivey signed a law banning biological boys from competing on women’s sports teams at Alabama colleges, after previously banning biological boys from K-12 schools. school to play women’s sports in 2021.
“Look, if you’re a biological male, you can’t compete in women’s and girls’ sports in Alabama. This is about fairness, plain and simple,” Ivey said in a statement after signing the bill into law. in law.
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Aide from Alabama, twenty other states currently have place restrictions on biological males competing in women’s sports.
Ryan Morik of Fox News contributed to this report.