Wednesday, February 7, 2018

We Need to Stop Kyle Duncan — Now

Kyle Duncan testifying at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. He is speaking, and there are several people in the background.

President Trump has received major pushback this past year in his attempts to enforce an anti-civil rights, anti-immigrant, and anti-LGBTQ agenda — including from federal courts, which have ruled against his transgender military ban and other discriminatory policies.

No wonder he bragged in his State of the Union speech of appointing “more circuit court judges than any new administration in the history of our country.” If the President’s judicial nominees advance, they will have a huge impact on the lives of transgender people and others being targeted by the Trump administration’s hateful agenda.

The U.S. Senate is poised to vote as soon as this week on a judicial nominee who has done more to demean and attack transgender people than even defeated nominee Jeff Mateer.

Read more at NCTE's Medium page.

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