The Republican House rejected an attempt to ban transgender surgery for US troops.
The surgery and hormone treatments will now be offered to by the Department of Defense.
Because there’s nothing more important for our military than sex change operations.
The vote failed 214 to 209
24 Republicans voted with Democrats to defeat the amendment.
Liberals cheered the vote.
They think you should pay for the
The Washington Post reported:
The Republican-led House narrowly rejected a measure on Thursday that sought to strike an Obama-era practice of requiring the Pentagon to pay for gender transition surgeries and hormone therapy.
Democrats described the proposal as bigoted, unconstitutional and cowardly and they won support from 24 GOP lawmakers to scuttle the amendment to the annual defense policy bill, 214-209.
The amendment crafted by Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., would have forbid money from being spent by the military’s health care system for medical treatment related to gender transition. Hartzler portrayed her proposal as a good government plan aimed at assuring military dollars are spent only on critical national defense needs.
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