Testimony Today On Tackle Football Ban

Albany, N.Y. - The state Assembly Health Committee chair will hear testimony this morning on the effects of banning tackle football for youth organizations.

The hearing will focus on the effects of prohibiting children ages 12 and under from participating in tackle football. It will be streamed live on the Assembly website at 10 a.m.

A state law takes effect on December 2nd that requires all tackle football programs to provide parents with informational packets. Right now, there is no state law banning the sport.


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