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Leid Stories—Hate As Policy: Trump’s Transgender Military Ban; Does It Matter If Sessions Quits Or Is Fired?—07.27.17
President Donald Trump’s stunning announcement yesterday that transgender people will be banned from all parts of the military set off a torrent of negative reaction across the country.
“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 in the military would entail,” Trump’s statement said.
Not only is Trump fulfilling the expectations of his religious-right base, but his own hate-filled personal obsession with obliterating Obama-era policies.
A simple question: Does it matter if U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions quits or is fired? What’s your answer?
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