28 Aug '17, 6pm

The ACLU sues Trump over transgender #military ban

The ACLU sues Trump over transgender #military ban

President Donald Trump on Friday officially issued a ban on transgender people serving in the military, and now, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is taking him to court. The organization joins the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), who jointed filed a similar lawsuit earlier in August on behalf of five transgender service members. Trump first announced the ban through Twitter in late July. SEE ALSO: Trump's official trans ban lets military kick out currently serving troops The ACLU announced Monday morning that it would challenge the directive in court, arguing that it violates "the constitutional guarantees of equal protection and substantive due process by singling out transgender individuals for unequal and discriminatory treatment," according to a press release. It continues, "The lawsuit argues that the ban...

Full article: http://mashable.com/2017/08/28/aclu-sues-trump-transgende...

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