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Updated 7:25 AM Pacific Standard Time – Friday, June 11, 2021
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) recently asked the NCAA about its policy on fairness in sports for transgender athletes and women. On Wednesday, nonprofit president Mark Emart appeared in front of the Senate to testify about compensation for college athletes.
When Cruz was able to speak, he put pressure on the organization about the threat of punishing the state, which does not allow biological men to compete in women’s sports. The Republicans then expressed concern about how the NCAA became political on women’s sports law.
“Now it wasn’t controversial to observe the biological differences between boys and girls, and that’s when it comes to athletics,” said Texas lawmaker. “For those born biologically as men in terms of physical fitness and size, it can be a great physical advantage. Therefore, in organized athletics, girls’sports and boys’ sports, men’s There are sports and women’s sports. “
Senator Ted Cruz to NCAA President Mark Emmert: “Observing the biological differences between boys and girls was previously uncontroversial … biologically. People born as men have great physical advantages in terms of physical strength and size … ” pic.twitter.com/UpTmCJIocr
— Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) June 9, 2021
The NCAA argued that it was trying to provide a comprehensive balance without penalizing female athletes. The association threatens to pull state championships from states that do not allow transgender athletes to play in teams related to gender identity.
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Senator Ted Cruz puts pressure on NCAA on transgender issues
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