The new measure signed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday bans an old law that resulted in decades of discrimination by police against women of color and people who are transgender.

The new measure signed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday bans an old law that resulted in decades of discrimination by police against women of color and people who are transgender.

The new measure signed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday bans an old law that resulted in decades of discrimination by police against women of color and people who are transgender.

A person holds a transgender pride flag as people gather on Christopher Street outside the Stonewall Inn for a rally to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, June 28, 2019. – The June 1969 riots, sparked by repeated police raids on the Stonewall Inn — a well-known gay bar in New York’s Greenwich Village — proved to be a turning point in the LGBTQ community’s struggle for civil rights. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)