It was announced via Twitter by President Donald Trump that he had essentially banned transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military.
In a three-part tweet, Trump wrote, “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. 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. Thank you.”
Of course, advocates of transgenderism and the broader LGBT agenda let out a wail and called the policy change grossly unfair and discriminatory, but there are likely far more Americans who support the move than those who oppose it, including at least one military veteran who used to fully embrace the transgender lifestyle.
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In a piece published by The Daily Signal, a man named Walt Heyer wrote, “I think he made the right decision—and as someone who lived as trans-female for several years, I should know.”
“When I discovered Congress voted earlier this month to not block funding for transgender-related hormone therapies and sex change surgeries, I wondered if it considered how devastating this will be to the fitness, readiness, and morale of our combat-ready troops,” Heyer continued.
“Paying for transition-related surgeries for military service members and their families is beyond comprehensible,” he added.
“Perhaps they have forgotten that our military was forged to be the world’s strongest fighting force, not a… [CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE]