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Kentucky Governor Vetoes Transgender Sports Bill

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Gov. Andy Beshear of Kentucky vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would prevent transgender girls and women from playing on girls’ sports teams in middle school and high school.

The State Legislature, which is dominated by Republicans, could override the veto with a simple majority in both chambers, and analysts expect lawmakers to do so when they reconvene next Wednesday.

The bill had easily passed both chambers. Mr. Beshear, a Democrat, wrote in his veto that the bill “discriminates against transgender children” and thus “most likely” violates the equal protections enshrined in the U.S.

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