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Pentagon Says Military Plans to Accept Transgender Recruits Starting Jan. 1

HeadlineDec 07, 2017

The Pentagon says the U.S. military plans to accept openly transgender recruits on January 1—despite President Trump’s announcement earlier this year of a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military. In October, a Washington, D.C., district judge blocked Trump’s order from taking effect. The Justice Department is now trying to delay the acceptance of transgender recruits.

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