Appeals Court Upholds Reversal Of Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Nick Givas | Media And Politics Reporter

A federal appeals court upheld the reversal of President Donald Trump’s transgender ban Thursday, and will not allow the administration to prevent the military from accepting transgender troops at the start of next year.

The Trump administration asked the three-judge panel to suspend an order from a judge in Baltimore, forcing the government to accept transgender troops starting Jan. 1, 2018, Reuters reports. The administration said it needed more time to review their internal policies to avoid the risk of harming “military readiness.”

Trump’s ban on transgenders troops joining the military had already been halted by a federal court in November, after a judge issued a preliminary injunction to stop the policy from going into effect.

Three separate federal judges have now issued injunctions against the ban, which was supposed to take effect in March 2018. The administration has appealed all three rulings and will continue to litigate the matter in court.
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