Supreme Court Allows Challenges to Trump’s Transgender Military Ban to Continue in Lower Courts

GLAD’s Jennifer Levi said: The Trump administration’s cruel obsession with ridding our military of dedicated and capable service members because they happen to be transgender defies reason and cannot survive legal review. NCLR’s Shannon Minter said: Multiple federal courts have recognized that excluding qualified individuals simply because they are transgender is contrary to basic constitutionalContinue reading Supreme Court Allows Challenges to Trump’s Transgender Military Ban to Continue in Lower Courts

Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Remains Blocked Despite New Decision Dissolving One of Four Nationwide Preliminary Injunctions

Decision is “a devastating slap in the face to transgender service members who have proved their fitness to serve and their dedication to this country”; plaintiffs vow to continue to fight Washington, DC—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today ruled against transgender service members, lifting the district court’s order preventingContinue reading Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Remains Blocked Despite New Decision Dissolving One of Four Nationwide Preliminary Injunctions

Transgender Military Ban Plaintiffs Ask the Supreme Court to Deny the Trump Administration’s Premature Request for Review

“The Trump administration has demonstrated no urgency that would justify leapfrogging the normal appellate process, and the military’s own account shows no problems that need to be addressed,” said NCLR Legal Director Shannon Minter Washington, DC—Transgender service members challenging Trump’s military ban today filed briefs opposing the administration’s request that the Supreme Court hear theContinue reading Transgender Military Ban Plaintiffs Ask the Supreme Court to Deny the Trump Administration’s Premature Request for Review

Trump Asks Supreme Court to Intervene Now and Allow Implementation of the Transgender Military Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 23, 2018 Contacts: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 Amanda Johnston, GLAD ajohnston@glad.org / (617) 417-7769 Samuel Garrrett-Pate, Equality California sam@eqca.org / (973) 476-3770 Trump Asks Supreme Court to Intervene Now and Implement the Transgender Military Ban—Even Though Four Federal Courts Have Blocked It Attempting to leap frog the ordinaryContinue reading Trump Asks Supreme Court to Intervene Now and Allow Implementation of the Transgender Military Ban