The Pros And Cons Of Trans-Genders In The Military

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Katelyn MitchellJason ArmstrongENG Comp II TR 9:2528 September 2017Ready, Aim, Rainbows“After consultation with my generals and military experts, please be advised that the U.S. government will not accept or allow trans-gender individuals to serve in any capacity of the U.S. military. Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical cost and disruption that trans-genders in the military would entail. Thank you,” President Donald Trump tweeted. The controversial topic of trans-gender individuals in the military is a constant disagreement; although, the people of the United States are working to solve this issue with the opposing sides’ legitimate views. President Donald Trump directed the military to ban trans-gender individuals from serving in the military, going against the Obama-era plan which allowed them to serve. Trump tweeted his statement on July 26th, and it was made official on August 25th. Since the final decision was made, it has caused a big debate amongst the two opposing sides.There are several reasons people think trans-genders should not be allowed in the military. They believe trans-genders are unfit for service; meaning, trans-genders suffer from depression, suicidal thoughts, hormone treatments, and ongoing therapy. Another reason trans-genders should not
Mitchell 2be allowed in the military is because it affects cohesion with the unit. For a unit to run
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