Showing posts with label military. Show all posts
Showing posts with label military. Show all posts

18 February 2019

lead story - Transgender recruit tries to join military before ban takes effect

Danae King
The Columbus Dispatch


Worthington, OH

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30 January 2019

26 December 2018

civil rights - Military Transgender Ban Not Ripe for SCOTUS, Justices Told

Jon Steingart
Bloomberg Law


US Supreme Court

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19 August 2018

civil rights - Courts order Trump to reveal internal talks on military's transgender policy

Travis J. Tritten
Washington Examiner


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ezs note:  Yeah, the Washington Examiner tends to be a wee bit conservative.  (cue the violins)  But I did feel that this was important.  Go Judge Copperthite!

13 June 2018

27 March 2018

Iowa - Republican senator opposes Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military

Zack Ford
ThinkProgress


Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)

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23 February 2018

15 December 2017

The Fight for Open Transgender Military Service Is Only Beginning

Chase Strangio
ACLU


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ezs note:  There are two things that you can do: 1) sign the petition that would allow transgender persons to serve, and, 2) if you are not a member of the ACLU, do it now.  I did! 

11 December 2017

Transgender People Will Be Allowed to Enlist in the Military as a Court Case Advances

Helene Cooper
The New York Times


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11 November 2017