Injunction Gives Hope to Transgender Military Families

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – U.S. Air Force Veteran Nicole Vanderheiden sat on a sofa inside OutFront Minnesota’s headquarters Monday afternoon with clasped hands, happy for the moment but aware of the long road ahead.

She had won a victory, however small, when U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued a preliminary injunction Monday to suspend President Trump’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. military, but maintains the move isn’t worth celebrating just yet.

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