Trump moves to bar transgender Americans from serving ‘in any capacity’ in the military
The Los Angeles Times - 07/26/2017
Legal scholars said it’s not clear whether the president can reimpose discrimination in a federal department.
“There is a strong argument that substantively speaking the policy change would violate [the] law against sex discrimination,” said Libby Adler, a constitutional law professor at Northeastern University’s School of Law. “It depends on what prohibitions against ‘sex’ discrimination are construed to encompass.”