Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Trump bans transgenders from serving in the U.S. military #LGBT #LGBTQ
US President Donald Trump has confirmed that transgender Americans will not be allowed to serve openly in the US military.
Taking to Twitter today (July 26), Trump wrote: “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.“Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender (sp) in the military would entail. Thank you.”
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