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Trump’s Justice Department Continues Reversals on Trans Rights

  • Trump said transgender soldiers hurt military readiness
  • Rights groups have said the ban is a constitutional assault
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Transgender Americans are getting whiplash as legal protections they secured under former President Barack Obama continue to vanish in the Trump administration.

Obama sidestepped Congress to achieve those rights, speeding things up in a drive for what he called inclusion and social progress. But that method has made it easy for President Donald Trump to hit the rewind button.