Iowa ID requirements bill eligible for full vote, would define “man,” “woman,” “sex”

ID requirements bill eligible for full vote

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(ABC 6 News) – An Iowa bill that would define “man,” “woman” and “sex” passes through committee, making it eligible for the House floor.

The bill has drawn heavy criticism from the transgender community because it would require anyone who has received gender-affirming surgery to put both male and female sex markers on their birth certificates and driver’s licenses.

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Supporters of the bill say it is designed to protect “biological females.”

If the bill passes in the house, it will go to the Senate before arriving at Governor Kim Reynolds’ desk.