Thursday, July 13, 2017

MO Hartzler introduces bill to ban transition care for transgender troops; House narrowly votes it down

Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), following her rant about LGBT people in the military (not just trans) has introduced a bill or amendment denying transition care to transgender troops. The text for the amendment is here.

The Blade has a story by Chris Johnson. 
HRC’s story and petition by AaronRodriquez is here.

The Washington Post weighed in on Mattis’s delay on implementing accession to transgender recruits Wednesday here. Mattis understandably needs a laser focus on North Korea right now. 


Lambda Legal reports that the measure is coming up for a vote.

Update: July 14

The House narrowly rejected Hartzler's amendment to the Defense Authorization Act, Blade story

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