Trump Administration Bar Transgender Individuals From Serving In U.S. Military

By 04:51 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 Comments

U.S. President Donald Trump said today he would not allow transgender individuals to serve in the U.S. military in any capacity.

"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," Trump wrote in a series of Twitter posts.

"Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail," the Republican president tweeted.



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