Article originally appeared on amgreatness.com.
As the Daily Caller reports, the budget proposal comes after the Department of Veterans Affairs was ordered to lift a 20-year ban on such transgender procedures in June of 2021, thus allowing such treatments to be covered by Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits.
“Recognizing the diversity of America’s veterans, the Administration is also taking action to advance equity across veterans’ services,” the budget proposal declares. “In addition to ending the ban on transgender service, the Administration is committed to providing gender affirming care to the Nation’s veterans — and last year, the VA announced that it was extending survivor benefits to certain survivors of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex veterans.”
However, there are almost no examples of “transgender” individuals currently serving in the military, …
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