Republican Indiana Gov. Eric Hallcombe vetoed a bill Monday that would bar men identified as women from K-12 sports competitions in the state.
The bill, HEA 1041, was deemed unnecessary by Democratic leaders and Holcomb, the governor said he thinks the bill seeks to address a problem that does not currently exist.
“The policy given in HEA 1041 assumes that there is an existing problem with K-12 sports in Indiana that requires further state government intervention,” Holcomb said. “This implies that the goals of consistency and fairness in competitive women’s sports are not currently being met. After a thorough review, I support the overall goal but find no evidence to support both claims.”
Democrats who oppose the bill have applauded Hallcomb’s decision, saying “it is encouraging to see Governor Eric Holcomb tell his party that their cultural wars have crossed the line.”
Wait a second… What do you mean by “crossing a line”?
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There is already a terrible culture war going on in the sports world, and it was started by the same progressives who are condemning this bill as going too far. We have seen the construction of reality and the creation of a world where we allow our children to change their gender if they like it. Remember, this same aspect celebrates a man and creates an idol who is under the illusion that he can be a woman and then destroys real women by swimming (yes, Leah Thomas, I’m talking about you). Everything is a fair game at the moment.
So if Indiana Republicans want to be aggressive (really counter-attacking) to make sure girls play girls and boys play boys, why should it be considered too aggressive? Those who still believe that society has some value of truth were much more passive in preserving it, so proposing such a bill should be seen as a good thing.
Furthermore, why shouldn’t the governor use his power to ensure that K-12 sports are not wasted in the future, even if it is not a problem now? We all know that progressives do not rest until they apply their poisonous ideology to all aspects of our culture.
Fortunately, despite Holcomb’s cowardice, the bill has a strong chance of being passed anyway. Republicans currently hold a super majority in both chambers of the Senate, and only a simple majority is needed to veto Hallcomb’s decision.