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Sen. Gillibrand co-sponsors bill to block transgender military ban

Sen. Gillibrand co-sponsors bill to block transgender military ban

September 11, 2017 11:06 PM

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is backing a bill to prevent the removal of transgender service members from the military.

The Democrat sponsored a bipartisan bill with Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine.

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President Trump announced plans for a transgender military ban in July.

The bill from Gillibrand and Collins also requires a transgender military student from the Department of Defense to be presented to Congress.

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