Transgender Soldiers In The Military Essay

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Being a soldier takes courage, being a transgender soldier takes even more. Trump is banning transgender soldiers from serving in the military because it could "hinder military effectiveness, lethality, cohesion, and tax military resources" said by President Trump. Banning transgender soldiers is wrong and should be stopped because not allowing them the sever is discrimination. There are troops that are already serving in the military and the medical cost has little to no impact on the economy.

By not allowing transgender soldiers to server is discrimination. We have laws that prevents discrimination, such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. This law protects people from being discriminated against based on race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, physical disability, and age. Being transgender is under the category of sexual orientation, so by not allowing them the serve for our country is wrong. "Any American who wants to serve our country and is able to meet the standards should have the opportunity to do so" said by Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona, a former Navy pilot. If
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Having transgender soldiers makes the medical cost higher and hinders military effectiveness. “Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail," says President Trump. Allowing transgender soldiers to serve is more money which the U.S. does not have time to focus on. "The cost would be between $2.4 million and $8.4 million annually for transition-related costs. The group estimated there are between 1,320 and 6,630 active-duty transgender service people currently," according to a RAND analysis commissioned by the Department of Defense. Medical cost for 1,320 to 6,630 transgender soldiers it would cost up to $8.4 million to allow them to serve, which is just too
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