Buzzfeed's Chris Geidner posts the legal docs:
BREAKING: #SCOTUS issues a stay of injunctions against Trump's transgender service ban, allowing the Trump administration to begin enforcing its ban while the case proceeds. pic.twitter.com/vBfX0sznLH
— Chris Geidner (@chrisgeidner) January 22, 2019
The administration has made no valid case for its desire to discharge all or nearly all transgender troops, and not allow new recruits who are transgender.
Lower courts ruled the ban is constitutional.
Here's MSNBC's Pete Williams explaining what just happened. He notes it's a surprising move.
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) January 22, 2019
Some experts note the new makeup of the Supreme Court, with a strong conservative majority, led to this decision.
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