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Why has Trump barred trans troops?

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President Donald Trump's policy of effectively banning certain transgender people from serving in the US military has come into effect.

BBC LGBT correspondent Ben Hunte explains what the new rules mean.https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-47899103/why-has-trump-barred-trans-troops
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This policy will likely to cause anxiety and depression feelings among trans people in the service.
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What are your thoughts about this?
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I have served in the armed forces with transgender people. And they are BLOODY BRILLIANT. Their strength of character is truly magnificent. They put their lives on the line as every other service person does.
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I have served in the armed forces with transgender people. And they are BLOODY BRILLIANT. Their strength of character is truly magnificent. They put their lives on the line as every other service person does.
Maybe if they were, medical, office, trade workers but def not front Line service as it would morale and cohesion, as such it may put others at risk of losing their lives.
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It means God will bless Trump.
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It means God will bless Trump.
Go sacrifice your life for your country then.
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Well, isnt gender dysphoria a mental illness with high risk for suicide and depression regardless of Trumps policies?

On Paris Island if you showed ant inklings of depressive behavior or suicide risk you would be put on suicide watch which greatens the burden on your squad), then medically discharged after screening.

Suicide risk in the Trans community alone is reason for Barring, not to mention the cost of allocating resources to seperate trans people from general population during basic.
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There has to be some limits to who may enter the armed forces.
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They put their lives on the line as every other service person does.
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Does it really matter? As long as the individual does their job as well as their colleagues.
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Does it really matter? As long as the individual does their job as well as their colleagues.
Social experiments? Yeah that's why transgenders join! Oh.. no.. they join because they want to fight for the country.
Ah so funny that you support backwards ideas.
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