Jim Justice could not cite one factual example of trans girls or women exerting an advantage over cisgender athletes.
Gov. Jim Justice said signing the bill was the right thing to do and that he was proud to do so despite the threat of repercussions.
The state's Senate approved a bill with such a ban Thursday, after the House of Delegates OK'd a slightly different version; they must be reconciled before going to Gov. Jim Justice.
West Virginia's Medicaid program and its state employee health plan both refuse to pay for gender-confirmation care.
Delegate John Mandt Jr. allegedly sent the slurs to a group message to Republicans.
Rosemary Ketchum won a seat on the Wheeling City Council in Tuesday's election.
From West Virginia to Iowa to Manhattan, the LGBTQ icon has been targeted nearly a dozen times in 2019.