Rubio, Banks Push Bill To Ban Some Trans Military Service
View Source | February 16, 2023 4:42 pm
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- Top Republicans in the Senate and House introduced new legislation on Thursday that would ban some transgender people from serving in the military, reviving a similar policy that was enacted under the Trump administration.
- The Ensuring Military Readiness Act, sponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), would disqualify Americans who identify as transgender, have a history of gender dysphoria or who have undergone gender reassignment surgery.
- The legislation would force the Defense Secretary to issue an updated policy within 90 days of the bill’s enactment into law.
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