Pentagon delays rule to 'OK' transgender troops

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President Obama and the Pentagon ordered America's armed services to welcome transgender recruits, but the plan is now being delayed.  President Trump's Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis is giving the chiefs of staff another six months to determine if transgender enlistments will affect the "readiness of lethality" of the services.  Aaron Belkin is Director of the Palm Center, which promotes the study of LGBT issues in the military.  He's author of How We Won: The Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

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Guest:
Aaron Belkin - Palm Center / UC Hastings - @AaronBelkin

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Luke Vander Ploeg, Evan George