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AG Balderas: Trump transgender ban weakens national security

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ALBUQUERQUE – Attorney General Hector Balderas issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s ban on transgender service members July 27:

“At a time when our nation faces unprecedented threats at home and abroad, President Trump is putting his ideology over national security,” said Attorney General Balderas. “American lives should not be put at risk simply because a beleaguered President needs a political distraction. Transgender service members should be allowed to serve our country based on their abilities and without fear of prejudice.”