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Boebert, GOP lawmakers introduce resolution honoring second-place swimmer in Lia Thomas race

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Colorado GOP Representative Lauren Boebert is back in controversial waters after drafting a resolution that would strip away a recent win from a transgender athlete. In a new resolution, Boebert demands the United States House of Representatives name NCAA swimmer Emma Weyant as the winner of the 2022 NCAA Division I Women's 500 Yard Freestyle. Boebert effectively takes the win away from transgender swimmer Lia Thomas. Thomas competed as a male at the University of Pennsylvania for three years, but after going through hormone-replacement therapy, she competed on the Penn women's team.
3 months ago·Washington, United States

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Boebert, GOP lawmakers introduce resolution honoring second-place swimmer in Lia Thomas race

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GOP Rep. Boebert Introduces Resolution Recognizing Emma Weyant As Rightful Winner Of NCAA Swim Final Over Biological Male

3 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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House Republicans introduce resolution declaring Emma Weyant the 'rightful winner' of NCAA title over trans swimmer Lia Thomas

'We cannot allow woke nonsense to shatter dreams and undermine legitimate women's accomplishments'

3 months ago·United States
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Boebert, House GOP push resolution to honor Emma Weyant as NCAA swim winner

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Just over a week after Gov. Ron DeSantis declared Sarasota swimmer Emma Weyant the winner of the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, rather than the NCAA-declared winner, Lia Thomas, U.S. House Republicans introduced a resolution to do the same.Led by Lauren Boebert (R-Colo, 22 other Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced House Resolution 1016, to recognize Weyant, a Tokyo Olympic swim…

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The Free Press

US Rep. Boebert Pushes House Resolution Recognizing Female Florida Swimmer As “Rightful Winner” Of NCAA Championship Race

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ determination to crown a biological woman as the real winner of one event in the recent NCAA swimming championships is getting national attention.Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado is advocating a resolution in the House of Representatives, similar to one that DeSantis approved, that recognizes University of Virginia swimmer Emma Weyant as the “rightful winner” of the NCAA Women’s 500-yard freestyle champi…

3 months ago·Tampa, United States
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