Freedom X Supports President Trump’s Order Banning Transgender Social Experimentation in our Armed Forces
Today, the Trump Administration allowed common sense to prevail. The social experimentation begun under President Obama authorizing transgenders to serve in America’s military took the left-wing agenda too far.
According to the American Psychiatric Association, gender dysphoria, or gender identity disorder, is a mental health illness. Does it make any sense to authorize people suffering from a mental illness to serve? Moreover, does forced integration of sexually confused individuals within a general population of heterosexuals accomplish anything beneficial to military esprit decor or readiness?
Freedom X is a proud member of the Restore Religious Military Coalition, a project of the Family Research Council. They have asked us to issue the following message expressing sentiments we share:
WASHINGTON, DC — Family Research Council (FRC) praised President Trump’s decision today rescinding the Obama era transgender policy. A Rasmussen survey released last month finds “just 23% of likely U.S. voters think the U.S. military’s decision to allow openly transgender people to serve is good for the military.”
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, a Marine veteran, released the following statement:
“I applaud President Trump for keeping his promise to return to military priorities – and not continue the social experimentation of the Obama era that has crippled our nation’s military. The military can now focus its efforts on preparing to fight and win wars rather than being used to advance the Obama social agenda.
“President Trump recognizes what the nation’s military leadership and the American people realize, this Obama policy makes no sense.
“The last thing we should be doing is diverting billions of dollars from mission-critical training to something as controversial as gender reassignment surgery. However, the cost to readiness, recruitment, retention, morale and cohesion would have been even greater under the Obama policy. As our nation faces serious national security threats, our troops shouldn’t be forced to endure hours of transgender ‘sensitivity’ classes and politically-correct distractions like this one.
“Now that we are assured that the Defense Department has its fiscal priorities in order, Family Research Council withdraws our opposition to increasing the budget of the Department of Defense through the ‘Make America Secure Appropriations Act’ and looks forward to seeing that legislation pass,” concluded Perkins.
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