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On Thursday, Kansas legislators passed the Women’s Bill of Rights, becoming the first state in the union to pass a bill that defines a woman as a biological female.
The Daily Mail reports that the bill defines a woman as a person “whose biological reproductive system is developed to produce ova.”
Speaking to the Washington Times, Senator Erickson, who spearheaded the bill, said, “What this does is simply codify in the law the definition of sex.”
“It simply says that in existing statute or law, where there is a definition of sex, it means biological male and female as determined at birth. That’s very factual, it’s very objective,” Erickson said. “There are legitimate reasons to distinguish between the sexes with respect to prisons, domestic violence shelters, rape crisis centers and other areas where safety and privacy are needed.”
“This bill does not create any new rights or entitlements. It simply codifies the definition of sex as biological male and female in existing statutes and laws,” she added.
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