Exactly….and the world found out…..from where else…but Donald Trump’s Twitter!!
It went like this
After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow......— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017
....Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming.....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017
....victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail. Thank you— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017
The ban of transgender people enlisting in the US Military, was abolished by former President Barack Obama, and was to take effect last year, until it was delayed by 6 months.
So what’s the Canadian Armed Forces policy on Transgender people…let them answer it for you
As you can probably guess…the outrage online was huge. Ellen kind of summed it up.
We should be grateful to the people who wish to serve, not turn our backs on them. Banning transgender people is hurtful, baseless and wrong— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) July 26, 2017
We're spreading hate instead of love in our country today.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) July 26, 2017