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Inside the Satanic Temple's Fight to Protect Your Abortion Rights

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Estimate of Adult Transgender Population Jumps to 1.4M – The Daily Beast

“Younger adults were more likely than older ones to identify as transgender, researchers said, in particular, those between the ages of 18 and 24.”

Source: Estimate of Adult Transgender Population Jumps to 1.4M – The Daily Beast

DOD wants transgender Tricare coverage – News – Stripes

“DOD doesn’t have two nickels to rub together, given its shortfalls and priorities, and now there’s wisdom that this is an appropriate and necessary application of resources and funds?”

Source: DOD wants transgender Tricare coverage – News – Stripes

Why do transgender people join the military in such high numbers? – LA Times

“As a place to hide, consciously or subconsciously, the military, with its order and uniformity and prohibitions on self-expression, may be unrivaled.”

Source: Why do transgender people join the military in such high numbers? – LA Times

Trans in the Military: How the Face of Service is Changing | Out Magazine

“Few issues are as weighty as trans people serving in this country’s armed forces.”

Source: Trans in the Military: How the Face of Service is Changing | Out Magazine

Here’s what the Turkish coup means to NATO and the US military

“Surprisingly, the Turkish military may be better postured than some other countries to weather some sanctions from the United States. Turkey does produce the F-16 Fighting Falcon locally, so its force of over 200 Falcons will still be able to operate. The same is true for its UH-60 Blackhawks, and some other systems.”

Source: Here’s what the Turkish coup means to NATO and the US military

Here’s why most Americans can’t join the military – Business Insider

“The Pentagon says 71 percent of America’s 34 million 17-24 year old population would fail to qualify for enlistment.”

Source: Here’s why most Americans can’t join the military – Business Insider

It’s Time for Women to Register for the Draft | US News Opinion

Women can’t expect full equality if the military only requires men to register.

Source: It’s Time for Women to Register for the Draft | US News Opinion

All Marines to undergo 2-day training as women join combat units

“”We tell them that, yes, the majority of the tasks they performed at a lower level; however, their performance was not unsatisfactory,” Coleman said. “Their performance and the attacks that they executed were not failures. They just were potentially slower, maybe it was less accurate – whatever the metric that was being used for that particular task.”

Source: All Marines to undergo 2-day training as women join combat units

New Marine Corps fitness standards for combat weed out men, women alike

New physical standards established so women can compete for combat posts in the Marine Corps are disqualifying some men, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.

Source: New Marine Corps fitness standards for combat weed out men, women alike