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Appeals Court Rules in Favor of President Trump's Transgender Military Ban

News Staff : Jan 4, 2019 : LifeSiteNews.com

The policy disqualifies "transgender persons with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria," specifically those who "may require substantial medical treatment, including medications and surgery," except in "certain limited circumstances."

(Washington, DC)—[Lifesitenews.com] The Trump administration should be allowed to implement its ban on individuals suffering from gender dysphoria serving in the military, a three-judge panel of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday, though the ruling does not vacate every injunction against the policy. (Photo: Creative Commons-Pixabay)

The unsigned opinion ruled that District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly was wrong to have blocked the ban, Reuters reports. But it has no power to vacate injunctions imposed by other districts, meaning the administration is still waiting for the US Supreme Court to settle the matter.

The policy disqualifies "transgender persons with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria," specifically those who "may require substantial medical treatment, including medications and surgery," except in "certain limited circumstances." It was developed after "extensive study by senior uniformed and civilian leaders, including combat veterans," according to the White House and as detailed in a memo from former Defense Secretary James Mattis.

The ban has been challenged in court since before it was even finalized, and in July the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the administration's request to lift another temporary injunction against enforcing it... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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