Judge Blocks Donald Trump’s Transgender Military Ban


Judge Blocks Donald Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Associated Press

A U.S. District Court judge added to Monday’s many Donald Trumpian headlines, blocking POTUS’s decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military. The policy appeared “not genuinely based on legitimate concerns regarding military effectiveness or budget constraints” but was ” instead driven by a desire to express disapproval of transgender people generally,” the judge said.

Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia issued an injunction blocking enforcement of the ban until the case was resolved. That returns situation to status quo, pending the outcome of the case.
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