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American Supreme Court allows Trump's transgender ban in the military to go into effect

The high court refused to take up cases but some cases will continue to move through lower courts

2019-01-22

Words: Steve Brown

The American Supreme Court is allowed the Trump administration to restrict transgender people serving in the army while challenges continue.

The bigoted President of the United States revealed in a Twitter post back in July 2017 revealing he planned on banning 15,000 transgender military men and women and although federal judges blocked his plan, the case was back in court this week.

His plan was met by opposition from LGBT+ activists and trans military men and women and on Tuesday (January 22), the high court reversed court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing the plans.

But despite this, the high court has refused to take up cases about the plan and cases will continue to move through lower courts, CNN reported, meaning the ban will go into effect.