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It Takes More Than A Tweet To Change Pentagon Policy

July 28, 2017
Nancy Youssef | BuzzFeed News
Twenty-four hours after Donald Trump tweeted he was banning transgender people from serving in the military, the Pentagon took pains to stress that nothing had changed.
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Trump announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military

July 26, 2017
Abby Phillip, Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Dan Lamothe | The Washington Post
President Trump said he will ban transgender people from serving in the military in any capacity, a reversal of the Obama administration decision that would have allowed them to serve, he announced on social media on Wednesday.
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California restricts state travel to Texas, other states over LGBT laws

June 24, 2017
Reid Wilson | The Hill
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) will bar state employees from business trips to four states after those states passed measures limiting the rights of LGBT people.
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North Carolina leaders reach deal to repeal transgender bathroom law

March 30, 2017
Reid Wilson | The Hill
A yearlong debate in North Carolina over transgender access to public bathroom and locker room facilities seemed to come to an end late Wednesday.
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DOJ rescinds Obama administration memo on private prisons

February 24, 2017
Eamon Javers | CNBC
Attorney General Sessions rescinds the Obama administration's DOJ memo on phasing out the use of private prisons. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.
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Trump Rescinds Rules on Bathrooms for Transgender Students

February 23, 2017
Jeremy W. Peters, Jo Becker, Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
President Trump on Wednesday rescinded protections for transgender students that had allowed them to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity.
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McCain: Obama 'directly responsible' for Orlando massacre

June 17, 2016
Manu Raju, Deirdre Walsh | CNN
Sen. John McCain said Thursday that President Barack Obama was "directly responsible" for the massacre at the gay nightclub in Orlando, though McCain later said he "misspoke."
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