Celebrities, world leaders, tech execs and employers implore Trump to #LetThemServe

The president announced on Twitter that the U.S. military would no longer allow transgender individuals to serve. Here’s how high-profile figures and organizations reacted to the news.

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The call to “let them serve” is growing.

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump tweeted that transgender people would not be allowed to serve “in any capacity” in the United States military:

After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow……

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017

….Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming…..

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017

….victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail. Thank you

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017

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