A year and a half ago, Donald Trump signed an executive order banning transgender Americans from serving in the United States military. The backlash was widespread and federal courts quickly placed multiple injunctions on the order. This past Tuesday, however, the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision allowed the ban to go into effect while cases still in lower courts move forward. This week, State of Belief host Rev. Welton Gaddy will speak to Rabbi Jay Michaelson, legal affairs columnist at the Daily Beast, on next steps after the SCOTUS ruling, its effect on the military and how it will impact other administration policies.
Hear the full January 26, 2019 State of Belief Radio program here.