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Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school sports.
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Biden administration withdraws support for federal lawsuit to ban transgender athletes from girls sports

Biden administration withdraws support for federal lawsuit to ban transgender athletes from girls sports

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The Justice Department and the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights ended their backing of a suit filed by Connecticut high school runners who claim they were shafted by the state's policy of allowing students to compete as their identified gender.
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