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Dr. Hans Keirstead’s Statement on President Trump’s Ban on Transgender People in the Military

LAGUNA BEACH – Today, Dr. Hans Keirstead had the following response to President Trump’s announcement that he is banning transgender people from joining the military.    “Anyone who wants to step up to protect our country by joining the military is a patriot who should be allowed to serve, period,” said Dr. Hans Keirstead.  “Thousands of…

Rep. Correa joins Colleagues to Support Transgender Service Members

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congressman Correa joined his Democrat colleagues in support of the thousands transgendered servicemembers currently serving in the military. Rep. Correa stated, “Discrimination in any form is wrong. This attack on transgender soldiers is nothing more than discrimination. An estimated 150,000 transgender Americans have served our country bravely. This change betrays their…

News Roundup 4-23-09

Transgender murder, hate crime conviction a first DENVER, Colorado (CNN) — A Colorado man was convicted of first-degree murder and a bias-motivated crime and sentenced to life in prison for killing a transgender teen he met on an online social networking site. Allen Andrade was convicted of first-degree murder and a hate crime in the…