NJ bans trash talk in high school sports

NJ bans trash talk in high school sports

Witness the latest development in nanny state everyone-gets-a-trophy culture. Psyching out the opposing team with chatter is no longer allowed because fairness.

Zenon Evans of Reason reports.

Starting this fall, high school students in New Jersey who taunt each other during games will be subject to investigation not only by the state’s athletic association, but the state’s government.

“The days of taunting, baiting and trash-talking during high school sporting events are over,” reads a press release from the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). Thanks to collaboration between NJSIAA, the New Jersey Attorney General, and the New Jersey Civil Rights Division, “discriminatory conduct will also be reported to the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights and may result in further investigation.”

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