Utah Governor

Governor Cox’s Veto Letter

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Mar 22, 2022
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Utah Governor Spencer Cox (R) explains his rationale for vetoing HB 11, a bill that bans transgender females from competing in girls’ sports.

Discussion Questions

  1. Cox argues that this bill targets only one transgender athlete competing on a girls’ sports team. Do you believe this is an overblown problem, or is this legislation necessary to stop even one incident?