Bill to ban transgender athletes from playing women’s sports now law in Florida

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CBS) – Florida becomes the eighth state this year to ban transgender girls and women from participating on girls’ and women’s sports teams.

Due to the ban signed by the state’s governor — the restrictive measure will be followed in public and secondary schools and colleges.

LGBTQ advocates quickly denounced the move, with one group vowing to mount a legal challenge.

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