Fmr Joint Chiefs Chair Opposes Transgender Ban in Court Filing

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Mattis said he would establish a panel of experts to determine how to implement Trump's order and that now serving transgender troops would be allowed to continue while the study is ongoing.

The Trump administration's guidance directs the military to bar transgender people from entering the military and to stop paying for the transition-related health care of active duty transgender troops, but stops short of banning transgender troops, leaving the decision of what the military should do about active-duty transgender troops to military leaders.

Separately, four United States senators - including John McCain, who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee - introduced legislation that would not allow the Pentagon to remove present service members based on their gender identity.

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They expressed the commonly-held sentiment that anyone who is willing and able to serve in our nation's military should be allowed to do so.

"Any member of the military who meets the medical and readiness standards should be allowed to serve - including those who are transgender", he continued.

"Transgender service members whose term expires while the [current] guidance is in effect may re-enlist under existing procedures", Manning said.

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Transgender personnel in the USA military can keep serving and can re-enlist well into next year while the Pentagon figures out how to implement president Donald Trump's ban, an official said today. That evaluation led to a 2016 directive that ended a prior ban on the open service of transgender people. But Trump also gave Mattis six months to come up with a policy on how to address those now serving, leaving the door open to permitting their continued service. He offered no framework for how to carry out such a massive change, and subsequently has left thousands of transgender service members in limbo.

As Vox's Alex Ward reported, Trump's memo also ordered the Pentagon to stop paying for any transgender-related medical treatments, including gender-affirming surgeries, even for those now serving, "except to the extent necessary to protect the health of an individual who has already begun a course of treatment to reassign his or her sex".

The lawsuit was brought by Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN on behalf of six transgender military members and three transgender people who wish to enlist, as well as the Human Rights Campaign, Gender Justice League, and the American Military Partner Association. But that plan was upended when Trump tweeted in July that transgender individuals were not welcome in the armed forces. McCain, along with Senators Jack Reed, Kirsten Gillibrand, Susan Collins, introduced the bill as a standalone piece of legislation. "Doing otherwise would only harm our readiness at a time when our military is deployed around the world in defense of our country".

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"Thousands of courageous transgender Americans love our country enough to risk their lives for it, fight for it, and even die for it, and Congress should honor them and let them serve", said Gillibrand, who thanked McCain for his support.

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