A West Virginia State University soccer player is seeking to join a lawsuit to support a state law that protects equal opportunity in women’s sports. Representing Lainey Armistead is Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys who filed a motion asking a federal district court to allow the college soccer player to defend the state’s Save Women’s Sports Act, House Bill 3293.
In a press release on Sept. 10, Armistead voiced grave concern with biological men competing against women.
“I believe that protecting fairness in women’s sports is a women’s rights issue,” Armistead said. “This isn’t just about fair play for me: It’s about protecting fairness and safety for female athletes across West Virginia. It’s about ensuring that future generations of female athletes are not discriminated against but have access to the same equal athletic opportunities that shaped my life. Being an athlete in college has made me even more passionate about the sport that I play. I want fairness, equality, and safety