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James Hasson Catholic. Afghanistan Veteran. Contributor to @FDRLST on military/vets issues. Love Thee Notre

The military has always been at the forefront of civil rights and equality in our society, and that should never change. But this policy [i.e. allowing transgender individuals in the army] is not a question of equality, it is a matter of basic safety and combat effectiveness. It asks the other 39 soldiers in a transgender soldier’s platoon to potentially sacrifice their safety for one soldier’s af... See More
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Ron Crews Executive director of Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty

Millions of dollars and training hours have been consumed with lectures on how to deploy transgender personnel in a war zone that has laws against that behavior. Military commanders should be focused on fighting wars, not on how to deal with transgender personnel
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