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Jane Doe 2 v. Trump Amicus Brief

NAWL signed onto a brief filed with the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on October 29, 2018 asking the court to affirm the district court's order declining to dissolve the preliminary injunction blocking the military from implementing a ban on service by transgender men and women. 

The amicus brief highlights that the military’s ban on service by transgender men and women requires heightened scrutiny for its sex-based classification. The policy, and the rationales set forth in the Mattis Report, would give legal effect to overbroad generalizations about men and women and sex stereotypes that have been thoroughly and repeatedly rejected in constitutional jurisprudence as a basis for government action. Read the brief>>

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