Dayton, Ohio (WDTN) — Columbus legislators are considering a bill that would eventually ban students who identify as transgender from using bathrooms that match their gender identity.
State Rep. Adam Byrd (R-New Richmond) introduced House Bill 183. He said his parents, his school and even the superintendent of schools have contacted him about the need for the bill.
“I believe there is a silent majority and majority of Ohioans who believe this kind of bill is the right way to go, but they don’t want to talk about it,” Byrd said. said Mr.
Casey Weinstein is also a State Representative (Hudson Democrat) and has spoken in Columbus. Weinstein says that when he hears about an issue from his colleagues, he usually goes to the source to look up the concern.
“I ask students what they think of a 50-year-old white man here in Columbus,” Weinstein said. “I often go to sources. If I hear from some extremists in Congress that this is a problem, I go and check. I have never had any concerns from my students.”
Seven local legislators are listed as co-sponsors of House Bill 183. Congress website, currently supported by a total of 21 Ohio Republicans in the House. The House bill is likely to have its first committee hearings in the coming weeks.
of Obey women’s sports laws, bans transgender girls and women from participating in women’s sports.of Save Youth From Experimentation (SAFE) Method It is proposed to prevent minors from accessing gender-affirming care. Both the Save Women’s Sports Act and the Safe Act have already been introduced into the Legislature.
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