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Southern Baptist Ethics And Religious Liberty Commission Speaks Out Against Military Transgender Policy

  Southern Baptist leaders object to the U.S. Army’s new mandatory transgender sensitivity training, reports Baptist Press. The training follows last year’s repeal of a ban on transgender men and women serving openly in the armed forces. Former President Obama’s defense secretary set a deadline of July 1 for fully implementing the…

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Secretary of Defense James Mattis Delays Transgender in Military

Defense Secretary James Mattis has delayed allowing transgender people to join the military until Jan. 1, 2108 at the earliest, the Pentagon announced Friday night. In a statement, chief spokes person Dana W. White said Mr. Mattis was following a recommendation from the military branches. In an explanation that indicates…

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Army Forces Troops, Civilians To Attend Transgender Sensitivity Training

The Army is now holding mandatory transgender sensitivity training for officers, non-commissioned officers and civilians. As part of the Pentagon’s attempt to create an accepting environment for transgenders, the Army held a session Tuesday teaching officers and others how to implement existing military policy, particularly how to “assist soldiers who…

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Report: Effort To Allow Transgenders In The Military Faces ‘Indefinite Delay’

An Obama administration effort to allow transgender citizens to serve in the U.S. military is undergoing an intense review by the Pentagon, Military Times reports. Former President Barack Obama’s directive was issued in June 2016 and gave the services exactly one year to craft policy implementation. The Army and Marine…

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