Why is a Boolean value in MVC required

I had a Boolean value in my model that worked fine when it was set to true, but when set to false, the ModelState was reporting an error for that value, saying it was required. This isn’t what I wanted. So I found a Stack Overflow question about the exact same thing.

To get around this issue, I had to change my property definition my Boolean became a nullable Boolean:

public bool? IsNewUser { get; set; }
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