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Haley Makes Case for Protecting Women’s Sports

Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the John Locke Foundation. The author of this post is Mitch Kokai.

    Nikki Haley writes at National Review Online about efforts to protect women's sports from today's gender wars.

  • When I was a teenager, tennis was my life.
  • I started playing when I was ten. By the time I was 13, it was all I wanted to do. I practiced 24/7. A lot of days, my parents wouldn't see me - I'd be up and at the courts before dawn, and back after dusk. On weekends, I got up extra early because our small South Carolina town only had a few courts. I wanted to make sure I got one before someone else did. ...
  • ... My dream was to be on the U.S. women's team and meet my sports heroes, Chrissie Evert and Martina Navratilova. Of course, I never would have made it - I clearly didn't! - but I still had hope. ...
  • ... Will today's young girls have that hope? Will they have any chance of being the best in their schools, much less in their districts or states? I worry many won't, and not just in tennis. Across the sporting world, the game is being rigged against women and in favor of biological men.
  • President Biden is the latest man to do the rigging, which is strange coming from someone billed as a defender of women. In one of his first acts as president, he signed an executive order paving the way for a federal mandate that all schools receiving federal funding let biological men play on women's sports teams. The order was framed as a matter of transgender rights. But really, it was an attack on women's rights. ...
  • ... Transgender kids deserve support and respect. The fact remains, however, that biological boys and girls are built differently. The best male athletes have a natural advantage over the best female athletes. You have to ignore science not to see it.



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