'It's hard to not be alarmed about the direction that this is all heading'
Thousands of gay men and lesbians were fired from U.S. government
Karine Jean-Pierre made comments during Thursday's briefing
Advocacy groups condemned the law
Group urges Gov. Kemp to veto measure
Law 'stands in direct contrast to the overwhelming weight of the science'
Jean-Pierre also condemned anti-LGBTQ bills
Former president's anti-trans proposals range from healthcare to education
LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed many out candidates in 2022.
'Trans people and our families are gearing up to fight back'