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Iraq Amputee Senator Blasts Transgender Ban

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by Carla Herreria

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) has assessed the problem with President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender servicemen and women in a sharply clarifying way.

“When I was bleeding to death in my Black Hawk helicopter after I was shot down, I didn’t care if the American troops risking their lives to help save me were gay, straight, transgender, black, white or brown,” Duckworth said in a statement shared Thursday on Twitter.

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