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NPR Challenges Readers to Disregard Their Eyes and Common Sense on Trans Sports

Posted on AllSides March 28th, 2023
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NPR is making a small ask of its readers: That they disregard both their sense of sight and common sense.

On Friday, NPR’s official Twitter account decried the World Athletics Council’s decision to prohibit male-to-female transgender athletes from competing in women’s track and field events, asserting that it was reached despite a dearth of evidence to support it.

“The international governing body for track and field will ban trans women athletes from elite women’s competitions, citing a priority for fairness over inclusion despite limited scientific evidence of physical advantage,” read...

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