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What are the Implications of Transsexuals in the Military?

Faith and Freedom with Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver, Holly Meade, and Jonathan Alexandre… An 11-minute weekday radio program discussing hot topics in the area of religious liberty, the sanctity of human life and the family.

What are the implications of this new policy now for the military that will allow so-called “transexuals” to be part of the active duty service?

Mat Staver: Jonathan, this new policy that has been unilaterally imposed by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, now allows so-called “transexuals” to be in the active military. And they say that there’s about 2,000 or so of these people that are in the military. I don’t know if that’s true or not. I’m not quite sure how they know that unless they did a survey.

But, even if there were, that’s a very, very small number, and the problem that I see with this — and I know Generals, and LtGen Jerry Boykin has the same problem. He says that it does nothing for military readiness and actually interferes with military readiness when you’re on the battlefield and you’re fighting literally for your life, and for your fellow soldier’s life, the last thing you want to be dealing with as a commander of a platoon…


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