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DC court puts on hold Trump’s effort to reverse Obama transgender troops policy….

Rough day for Donald J. Trump….

I wonder what Defense Sec Mattis actually thinks about this, which lets him off the hook from doing something I think he didn’t want to touch….

A federal court in Washington is barring President Donald Trump from changing the government’s policy on military service by transgender people.

Trump announced in an August memo that he intended to reverse course on a 2016 policy that allowed troops to serve openly as transgender individuals. He said he would order a return to the policy prior to June 2016, under which service members could be discharged for being transgender.

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly wrote Monday that transgender members of the military who had sued over the change were likely to win their lawsuit and barred the Trump administration from reversing course….


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AG Sessions drops Obama Civil Right’s umbrella for transgender workplace protection…

This  backwards move is gonna be challenged  in the courts….

But Sessions IS gonna go after mor protections for classes of Americans….

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed an Obama-era reading of the Civil Rights Act in a memo this week, saying the Justice Department no longer considers workplace discrimination against transgender individuals to be covered by federal law.

In a document dated Oct. 4, Mr. Sessions directed Justice Department lawyers to take the position in court that the law, which prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of “sex,” doesn’t cover discrimination based on gender identity, including transgender status.

The move reverses a 2014 directive from then-Attorney General Eric Holder that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act incorporates discrimination against transgender individuals.

Last month the Justice Department argued in a federal appeals court that the law also didn’t prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, putting the department at odds with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.



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Trump says Obama Transgender policy should be left to the state’s…

He does NOT follow the Social Conservative lines against the President’s actions in total…

Trump is going his own way on this….And it’s Not against President Obama  completely….Hmmmm?

Donald Trump on Friday declined to criticize the Obama administration’s directive to public schools that transgender people be allowed to use the restrooms that match their gender identity.

The presumptive GOP presidential nominee said he’s always felt it should be left to states to decide on the issue, amid continued debate and legal battle over a law in North Carolina.

“I believe it should be states’ rights and I think the states should make the decision, they’re more capable of making the decision,” Trump said on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

Asked directly if he was against the administration’s directive, Trump responded, “I just think it should be states’ rights. I think many things actually should be states’ rights, but this is a perfect example of it.”


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