U.S. Judge’s Injunction Stalls Transgender Ban

A federal court has issued a preliminary injunction on President Trump’s transgender military ban—a directive, issued via Twitter in July, to remove all transgender service members from the United States military and to ban transgender people from entering the armed forces. Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, a judge for the U.S. District Court in D.C., wrote that the Trump administration likely violated transgender service members’ rights under the Fifth Amendment, which guarantees due process under the law.

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