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Verbatim

Coast Guard Head Expresses Support for Transgender Troops

“We have made an investment in you and you have made an investment in the Coast Guard, and I will not break faith.”

— U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Paul Zukunft, pledging he “will not break faith” with transgender personnel, “marking the strongest rebuttal yet by a leader of the armed forces to President Trump’s declaration that he wants to ban all transgender troops,” Politico reports.

Enumerati

‘Bathroom Bill’ to Cost N.C. $4 Billion

$4 billion

“Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina’s ‘bathroom bill’ isn’t hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years,” according to an Associated Press analysis.