Senator Murray: “I am deeply disappointed in today’s decision, and urge Acting Secretary Shanahan and the Department of Defense not to move forward with this misguided discriminatory ban that would create further uncertainty for our troops and degrade our national security"
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, issued the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court decision allowing President Trump’s order banning transgender individuals from military service to take effect.
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“One day after the nation came together to reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his work to eradicate discrimination, today’s unfortunate Supreme Court decision on President Trump’s misguided ban on transgender Americans serving in the military is more concerning proof that we are still a long way from living Dr. King’s dream. Instead of listening to the experienced guidance of military leaders and overwhelming concerns...
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