DeSantis says he will sign bill to keep males out of women’s sports

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is promising to sign a bill passed by Florida’s Republican state legislature to keep males from competing in women’s sports, the Washington Examiner reported.

The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act would allow women and girls to seek damages from public schools and colleges if they lose opportunities as a result of being forced to compete with males.

The bill had stalled before getting passed as a last-minute amendment to another bill before the end of the legislative session on Friday.

Florida passes bill to protect women’s sports

The bill requires any team or sport sponsored by a secondary or postsecondary public school to be expressly designated as male, female, or co-ed.

Males are barred from participating in female sports, but females are permitted to participate in male sports. A birth certificate is sufficient to identify a student’s sex. Any student who is deprived of an opportunity, or who suffers retaliation for reporting a violation of the policy, can take legal action against an offending school or athletic association.

The text of the amendment argues that “requiring the designation of separate sex-specific athletic teams or sports is necessary to maintain fairness for women’s athletic opportunities.” The amendment was introduced by state Rep. Kaylee Tuck (R), who had sponsored the original House bill.

DeSantis vows to sign

DeSantis vowed to promptly sign the bill at a town hall Thursday.

“We’re going to protect our girls,” DeSantis said. “I have a four-year-old daughter and a one-year old daughter. They’re both very athletic. We want to have opportunities for our girls. They deserve an even playing field, and that’s what we’re doing.”

DeSantis has seen his political stock rise with recent bans on critical race theory and vaccine passports, as well as an anti-riot bill, and he is expected to sign an anti-censorship bill.

Culture war rages on

His state is the latest to join a conservative reaction to a push for transgender inclusion that has accelerated under the Biden administration.

Across the country, conservatives have responded with legislation to ban males from women’s sports and prevent doctors from providing irreversible “gender-affirming care” to children with gender dysphoria, or “trans youth” as they are often called by LGBT ideologues.

In his first major address to Congress last week, President Joe Biden lobbied Congress to pass the so-called Equality Act and pledged his support for minors who believe they were born in the wrong body. “I want you to know that your president has your back,” he said.

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  1. Republican Governor DeSantis has to be
    the best governor ever …
    He has the courage and guts to do what every
    GOP elected official should be doing …
    Democrats are not going away …
    we must fight for our country and states …
    What Biden and his LEFT WING MOB are doing
    is a major disgrace … cannot believe this is all
    happening in America

  2. All the Republicans should learn a lesson from Governor DeSantis. He is courageous and sticks to his convictions on what is right for his State and not what creepy Joe and the radicals want him to do with his State. I hope he never backs down. God Bless him and keep him safe.

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  4. This is the Trump running mate and when Trump is over then we are in very good hands with DeSantis! Pence let us down by being a coward and a wimp rather than stand ground when he even knew Trump was Cheated! Biden is NOT legit and we need to take back the White House and make it stand for what every one has fought so hard for “FREEDOM, CHOICES, JOBS, CHURCH, and of Course Our Families that stand Tall & Proud behind every Person here not just for the Rich&Shameless, and the One Percent. They are trying to do Population Control by feeding, extorting, and propaganda in order to take those KILLER VACCINIES.

  5. I wish Dewine (Ohio’s Governor) was like De Santis. Our Governor and our Mayor absolutely suck at their job.

  6. It’s great to see Desantis stand up for common sense that is sorely lacking in the demon rats party. Demented Joe belongs back in the basement.

  7. NOW, THIS IS A “REAL MAN”……….HE STANDS UP NOT ONLY FOR WOMENS SPORTS…….BUT, FOR OUR GOD WHO “MADE” ONLY “TWO GENDERS”……..GOD WILL BLESS YOU IN MANY WAYS…..THANK YOU FOR BEING A “REAL MAN” AND KNOWING WHAT A SICK THING THAT THESE “TRANSGENDERS” ARE PUSHING…..THOSE WHO ARE PUSHING THIS “SICK IDEA”…ARE LIVING IN A MAKE BELIEVE WORLD, THAT “YES”, “STARTED” IN “LALA LAND “HOLLYWOOD”….IT’S TIME FOR EVERY STATE, CITY AND TOWN… TO DENY THESE “HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN” DREAMERS…..WE MUST “DENY” ANY SICK IDEA, THAT THEY ARE PUSHING ON OUR “HUMAN SOCIETY”…..IT’S TIME FOR ALL AMERICANS TO STAND UP AND “DENY” THAT THEY EVEN EXIST, SO OUR CHILDREN DON’T GET “BRAINWASHED” BY THESE “MADE UP LALA LAND SICKOS…..TO TEACH OUR CHILDREN THAT THEY HAVE TO ACCEPT SUCH “ILLNESSES” BY THESE…”GREAT PRETENDERS”…. IS FINALLY GETTING OUT OF HAND.!! DON’T LIKE WHAT YOU ARE….TALK TO OUR GOD!!! YOU CAN’T “CUT OFF” OR “ADD ON”, PARTS OF YOUR “HUMAN BODY”, JUST BECAUSE YOU FEEL LIKE IT ONE DAY AND THEN CHANGE THE NEXT……..THAT’S CALLED A “SICKNESS” AND YOU NEED HELP……ANYONE THAT ENCOURGES YOU, ESPECIALLY ANY PARENT, THEN THEY SHOULD BE CONSIDERED SICK THEMSELVES……YOU ARE NOT HELPING YOUR CHILD BY PRETENDING THAT THEY ARE “OKAY”…..THEY NEED PARENTS WHO WILL HELP THEM UNDERSTAND, “THEY ARE WHO GOD DECIDED THEY ARE, PERIOD! GOD HELP US ALL TO FIGHT “SATAN”, WHO HAS FOUND THE “WEAK” TO “MANIPULATE” TO BELIEVE IN SUCH A THING. 🙁 🙁

  8. Yes I agree with Desantis. I wish we had a Governor like him in Oregon. Ours sucks. She is a left wing Democrat through and through.

  9. God made man a man and woman a woman. We are not God and it’s not up to us to change it!!!!!

  10. I support DeSantis to be President Trump’s running mate. Vice President DeSantis. It has a nice ring to it.

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