CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio legislators have launched payments that may forestall transgender females from competing in girls and ladies’s sporting occasions.

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It seemingly is just the start of payments from Ohio lawmakers concentrating on points involving transgender women and men. The Center for Christian Virtue is engaged on laws that may ban minors from receiving hormone remedy, puberty blockers and surgical procedures for the aim of gender transition — even when their dad and mom and physicians assist the kid’s transition. In different information, a state appeals court docket upheld a regulation that punishes medical doctors who carry out abortions as a result of prenatal assessments reveal a baby might be born with Down syndrome. And there’s one other identify within the race for the U.S. Senate, Cleveland funding banker and actual property developer Mike Gibbons.

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