Illinois House to debate, vote on organized tackle football ban for kids under 12

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    Illinois took a significant step toward becoming the first state to ban organized tackle football at the youth level.

    HB 3431, also called the Dave Duerson Act, would prohibit any child under 12 from participating in organized tackle football. The measure passed out of the Illinois House mental health committee on an 11-9 vote Thursday and now heads to the House for a full debate and vote.

    read more http://www.espn.com/moresports/stor...passes-committee-advances-illinois-house-vote
     

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