You turn to us for voices you won't hear anywhere else.

Sign up for Democracy Now!'s Daily Digest to get our latest headlines and stories delivered to your inbox every day.

Second Judge Orders Halt to Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

HeadlineNov 22, 2017

And a second federal judge has blocked Donald Trump’s move to bar transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, ruling that the president’s action is likely unconstitutional—and is already causing harm. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis goes further than an earlier injunction against Trump’s policy by barring the Trump administration from denying funds for gender-affirming surgeries.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation