Trans Kids Playing Sports ‘Women’s Issue Of Our Time,’ Nikki Haley Says
Republican 2024 presidential hopeful Nikki Haley said Sunday that keeping transgender kids from playing on school sports teams was the “women’s issue of our time” during a CNN town hall event.
Haley, a former governor of South Carolina and U.S. ambassador to the U.N., has made the comment before, but her rhetoric Sunday plays into the Republican Party’s ongoing assault against transgender Americans. GOP lawmakers have made anti-LGBTQ legislation a key focus of the 2024 race, including the sports team plans and efforts to limit access to medically necessary health care for trans youth.
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