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Rep. Kaylee Tuck. Photo: Robert Hunter/Florida House of Representatives Rep. Kaylee Tuck. Photo: Robert Hunter/Florida House of Representatives

The Republican-dominated Florida House passed a bill that would ban transgender females from playing on girls’ and women’s high-school and college sports teams, with Democrats arguing the measure is purely political.

The proposal (HB 1475) would make participation in athletics contingent on determining students’ “biological sex,” a disputed term that refers to the sex assigned at birth.

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