President Donald Trump shocked Americans, his own White House, and the Department of Defense yesterday by tweeting that transgender people were banned from serving in the United States military in any capacity. The press has run a number of stories and presented a ton of analyses of this non-official action, as have many on social media.
Transgender conservative activist and Trump supporter Edie Dixon told Allie Stuckey she supports the president's decision, however. "We should be disqualified at enlistment because we are medically reliant," she said, asserting that transgender people should not have more privileges than diabetics and asthmatics.
Dixon reported that she has been ostracized by many in her Portland, Oregon, community for supporting Trump, particularly in the LGBT community. She said she used to identify with liberals until she saw the political left becoming less tolerant of other Americans -- and more tolerant of faiths that are actively homophobic.
Conversely, "Trump is doing a great job of protecting the United States and our people, and that is the focus right now," adding, "We need truth and we need safety, not political correctness."
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