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The Supreme Court of the United States made a decision regarding the recruitment of the transgender militaries, which represents a setback for that community
On January 22, 2019, the Supreme Court endorsed one of the flagship petitions of the current president of the Americans.
This decision is about the veto for transgender people who enter the army in that country. According to the BBC, the judicial body (5 votes against 4) decided to veto the future American military belonging to the community mentioned above.
Leer en español: ¿Qué pasará con los militares transgénero en Estados Unidos?
This same British newspaper explained one of the reasons that led the Supreme Court to make this decision: "The policy prohibits serving in the army because its incorporation could represent medical and psychological costs.
Militares transgénero en EE.UU.: la Corte Suprema permite que siga adelante el veto de Trump en el ejército https://t.co/HpABFup0EJ— BBC News Mundo (@bbcmundo) 22 janvier 2019
However, in February, the Defense Secretary Jim Mattis
is feared that they may be expelled due to the pressure of the Republicans, backed by court orders, such as that given by the Supreme Court.
"Currently there are around 8,980 transgender soldiers on active duty, according to information from the Department of Defense analyzed by the nonprofit public policy organization, Palm Center".
groups in defense of minorities, and most of the Democratic senators denounced that this type of policies only increase the intolerance and hatred of some minorities,
So far, the discussion of what will happen to them remains open.
LatinAmerican Post | Miguel Diaz
Translated from "¿Qué pasará con los militares transgénero en Estados Unidos?"