Each lawsuit challenges the president's assertions that transgender people are a burden on the military due to their medical costs and that their service hurts the military's "readiness", citing studies finding that the costs are "minimal" and that in the 18 countries that now allow transgender people to serve openly, "there has been no significant effect" on readiness or cohesion.
The two lawsuits follow an August 9 lawsuit featuring "5 transgender service members with almost 60 years of combined military service", according to a statement from the National Center for Lesbian Rights and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders.
The complaint includes screenshots of Trump's surprise announcement of the ban on July 26. But Trump's memorandum goes a step further, prohibiting active-duty service members from acknowledging their transgender status and obtaining appointments as officers. Stone has received numerous commendations for his service.
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The West Nile virus does not usually affect domestic animals, but can cause severe illness in horses and certain species of birds. Counties with one case each are Bolivar, Clay, Covington, Jones, Leake, Leflore, Lowndes, Noxubee, Perry, Scott and Wilkinson.
Quantum Break To Get Xbox One X Enhancement
The Xbox One X is offered as a special edition for the first buyers. (It debuts initially on Xbox One on August 29). This continues Paradox' console push after the release of Cities Skylines for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 .
The ban is "purely political", the ACLU said, "reflecting a desire to placate legislators and advisers who bear animus and moral disapproval toward men and women who are transgender".
Both lawsuits discuss the methodic detail with which former Defense Secretary Ashton Carter over the course of one year under the Obama administration examined the issue of transgender service - a process that included commissioning a study by the RAND Corp. that found no drawbacks either to military readiness or medical costs. "Allowing men and women who are transgender to serve openly and providing them with necessary health care does nothing to harm military readiness or unit cohesion".
Davidson said as of last week, transgender people were already being turned away from enlistment.
She, like thousands of others, has been left in limbo after President Trump left Defence Secretary Jim Mattis to decide whether to retain existing transgender recruits. Studies and advocates place the number of trans people now serving in the armed forces between 1,300 and 11,000. It leaves determining what will happen to transgender individuals now serving to the Defense Defense. The second federal lawsuit, Stone v. Trump, was filed in Maryland by the ACLU of Maryland.
"We do not comment on active or pending litigation", a White House official said.
In Baja California Sur , which includes Los Cabos , the homicide rate has been on the rise since previous year . This new warning replaces a travel warning that was issued for the country on December 8, 2016.
A woman was killed at that Unite the Right rally, and many others were injured, when a vehicle plowed into counterdemonstrators. White supremacists have been emboldened by statements from President Donald Trump.
And not just any dancing, a very Lorde-esque interpretive dance routine that ended with her collapsing onto the ground. While accepting her award Pink delivered an empowering message dedicated to her daughter.
Android Oreo comes with a raft of internal improvements, created to boost the performance of existing Google-backed devices. The smartphone will go on sale in India on September 4 via Amazon India, and run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box.
Again , the demand is high and supply is low, so make sure you pre-order your Super NES Classic Edition on Amazon right now! As usual, you'd probably want to head on over and buy it now before it sells out, which usually only takes a few minutes.
Hundreds and thousands of people have been rendered homeless and standing crops of worth millions have been destroyed. The cancelled trains included 12235 Dibrugarh-New Delhi Rajdhani, 12424 New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani till August 20.
The eight tries to four thrashing came after the Wallabies , for the second year straight, had a month to prepare for the match. It is highly unlikely the Wallabies will challenge the All Blacks in Dunedin on Saturday night.
After traveling to Dallas for a Sunday Night Football assignment, the Giants host the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football. As for Marshall, McAdoo revealed that X-rays were negative on the veteran receiver's shoulder, per Jordan Raanan of ESPN .
Nandyal Bypoll Election Result-2017 after Round 13
Political analysts feel that the Nandyal By- Elections results 2017 will reflect in the results of 2019 general elections. "The people have voted for development of Nandyal , which was my father Bhuma Nagi Reddy's wish", she said.
Man armed with sword held at Buckingham Palace
A Reuters witness near the scene said police had cordoned off a wide area around the palace for security. A photo shared online by Leonardo Paoli showed the London palace surrounded by flashing blue lights.
Barcelona sue Neymar for alleged breach of contract
Well, actually I have something to say: That I am disappointed with them. " Barcelona deserves more and everyone knows it". Neymar had originally signed a contract extension this summer through 2021. "I'm very sad with them", Neymar said .
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It will feature peer-to-peer payments, upgrades to Siri, new Live Photo effects and a way to block notifications while driving. The CEO of Google , Sundar Pichai also announced that -Android now powers 2 billion monthly active device worldwide.
Xbox One S Minecraft Limited Edition Leaks Ahead of Gamescon
Finally, if you choose to pick up the new system, switching to it from your old Xbox One should be pretty straightforward. The Xbox One X will cost $499 in the USA , £449 in the United Kingdom , and you can now place your order in advance.
Polls: Voters in 3 Key US States 'Embarrassed' by Trump
MI voters by a 42-to-39 percent margin said the United States economy has strengthened thanks to Trump's decisions. Around 800 registered voters were polled with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.
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Jerry Lewis, Legendary Comedian And actor, Dies At 91
In 2016, he returned to the silver screen with Max Rose in a drama about an aging jazz pianist dealing with his wife's infidelity. It's a wonderful place to be". "Jerry has 2 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. one for TV and another for film".