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U.S. Court Bars Trump from Reversing Transgender Troops Policy

posted on October 31, 2017

The Associated Press’s David Crary and Jessica Gresko report, “A federal judge on Monday barred President Donald Trump’s administration from proceeding with plans to exclude transgender people from military service.” U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly argued that the transgender service members who are suing the government are likely to win the lawsuit because the administration has failed to provide evidence that supports a ban. A senior staff member of the ACLU said, “The federal courts are recognizing what everyone already knows to be true: President Trump’s impulsive decision to ban on transgender people from serving in the military service was blatantly unconstitutional.”

Read at The Associated Press