BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker today told reporters that he would sign a version of the transgender protections bill which is scheduled to be voted on by the Massachusetts House of Representatives during tomorrow’s session.
The following is a statement from Freedom Massachusetts Campaign Manager Carly Burton.
“We are thrilled to hear of the Governor’s support for this critical piece of legislation. His statement underscores that this is not a partisan issue. Governor Baker promised to listen to all sides and has shown that the efforts of transgender people and their allies to share their stories has made a real difference. Tomorrow
, lawmakers in the House will vote, and we expect soon all transgender people living and visiting Massachusetts will have full and explicit protections under the law.”