H. Res. 124, Expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals.


Summary: The resolution expresses opposition to the ban announced on July 26, 2017, when President Trump announced via Twitter that the United States Government would reverse the existing policy of allowing transgender ser­vice­ mem­bers to serve openly in order to implement a ban on transgender people from serving in the Armed Forces. Cosponsors

 

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig cosponsored the resolution on 2/11/19.

Folks who dedicate their lives to serving our country should be honored for their bravery, not attacked for their identity. Proud to stand with transgender servicemembers like Lt. Col. Fram, who visited the office to discuss the importance of fighting the  (Source: Twitter, 04/13/2019)

 

 

STATUS: Introduced 2/11/19 by Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4].

The legislation passed the House of Representatives on 3/28/2019 by the Yeas and Nays: 238 – 185, 1 Present (Roll no. 135). See a state-by-state view of the vote.

ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE RESOLUTION:

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information on Countable.

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