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US: Rights Group Welcomes Court Block of Trump-Pence’s Trans Military Ban

US: Rights Group Welcomes Court Block of Trump-Pence’s Trans Military Ban

Yesterday, 30th October, a US federal court ruled that Trump’s transgender military ban could not proceed while the case against it was going through the courts. “[Yesterday’s] preliminary injunction is an important step in the ongoing efforts to protect transgender service members from the dangerous and discriminatory policies of Donald Trump and Mike Pence,”

US: Legislation Introduced To Protect Transgender Service Members

US: Legislation Introduced To Protect Transgender Service Members

Yesterday (13th October) saw the U.S. House of Representatives introduce bipartisan legislation to protect currently-serving transgender service members from being discharged due to President Trump’s transgender military ban. The legislation was introduced by Representatives, Jackie Speier (D-CA), Charlie Dent (R-PA), Susan Davis (D-CA), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Adam Smith (D-WA), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ). “Transgender troops serve […]

US: 56 Retired Generals/Admirals Condemn Trump’s Trans Military Ban

US: 56 Retired Generals/Admirals Condemn Trump’s Trans Military Ban

In a clear repudiation of the US President’s harmful and ill-conceived Twitter policy-making, 56 retired Generals and Admirals released a joint statement warning President Trump’s transgender military ban would degrade military readiness. According to the statement released yesterday by the Palm Center, the decorated military brass not only condemned Trump’s reckless ban, but also declared […]