The white house has postponed an appeal of the permit transgender service in the army

© AP Photo / Pablo Martinez MonsivaisЗдание the White house in Washington, USA. Archival photoThe white house has postponed an appeal of the permit transgender service in the army© AP Photo / Pablo Martinez Monsivais

The white house has postponed the appeal of the decision of the court of Washington that allows transgender persons to register for service in the armed forces of the United States from 1 January 2018, the newspaper reports the Hill, citing a statement from the Department of justice.

«The Ministry of defence has announced that it will publish an independent investigation of this issue in the next few weeks. So instead of challenging the interim court order, the administration decided to wait until the Pentagon released the report», — quotes the edition statement of the Department of justice.

Reportedly, the us administration was considering the possibility of appealing this decision to the Supreme court.

Earlier it was reported that a court in Washington has blocked the ban of the administration of the President of the United States Donald trump to serve in the U.S. armed forces transgender people.

Trump in August promulgated the rules by which aircraft will be restored the ban on transgender service. In the Memorandum, the President said that the decision will remain in force «until it finds a substantial basis to conclude that its abolition would have a negative effect.»

The President said that the heads of the Ministry of defense or the Department of homeland security «may, at any time in writing make recommendations about changing practices.» According to the document, the ban will come into force in March 2018.

The decision to lift the ban on service in the U.S. army transgender people was made under the administration of Barack Obama, but its implementation was deferred until 1 July 2017. The Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis of July 1, approved a six-month postponement of the abolition of the ban. A decision on this issue was postponed until 1 January. According to various estimates, in the U.S. army serve from 1.3 thousand up to 6 thousand transgender people.

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