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American Atheists opposes South Dakota’s anti-transgender high school bill

Pierre, SD—American Atheists, on behalf of its constituents in South Dakota, wrote in opposition to SB 49, a controversial bill that would intensify systemic discrimination against transgender students in South Dakota’s high school athletics programs.

SB 49 would require transgender student athletes to be identified by the gender assigned on their birth certificate or, if the student lacks a birth certificate, noted by a physician on the South Dakota High School Activities Association Physical Exam Form.

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