Celebs speak out against Supreme Court's decision to allow transgender military ban to go into effect

While Tuesday meant champagne for some, thanks to the unveiling of the 2019 Oscar nominations, it was a disappointing day for many who were paying attention to what was going on in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of allowing the Trump administration’s partial ban on transgender people serving in the military to continue, while challenges to the policy move through the lower courts.

Sarah Silverman, Josh Gad, politicians and others quickly made their disapproval known, as “Supreme Court” trended on Twitter.

Sarah Silverman tweeted her disappointment with the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Trump administration’s partial ban on transgender troops in the military. (Credit: Twitter)
Sarah Silverman tweeted her disappointment with the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Trump administration’s partial ban on transgender troops in the military. (Credit: Twitter)
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Trump initially announced that he intended to ban transgender people from serving in the military, claiming that they caused “tremendous medical costs and disruption” in a July 2017 tweet.

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