Several Republican governors across the country are signing new legislation to ban transgender athletes — which isn’t an accident. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why the GOP is banking on this issue to shore up its culturally conservative base.
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Mississippi governor signs bill banning transgender students from women's sports, approving first anti-trans law of 2021
Donald Trump Jr. slammed transgender athletes at rally before D.C. riots
The Coordinated Attack on Trans Student Athletes
Minnesota bill would impose criminal penalties on transgender athletes
The Next Cultural Battle: States Take Aim at Trans Athletes
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