Preventing Discrimination Against Transgender Service Members

Thursday, September 7, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco), speaking on behalf of himself and the API Caucus, voiced his strong support for Assembly Joint Resolution 22 during the floor debate on the measure. AJR 22 condemns President Trump’s announced ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military and directs the California military to not discriminate against transgender service members. “The proposed ban is offensive,” Assemblymember Chiu said. “It is based on blatant stereotypes. It is also a ban that is based on lies.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.