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July 27, 2017 1:00 pm
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Laverne Cox is answering Donald Trump’s transgender military ban with a call to action.

After Trump took to Twitter yesterday to announce a decision banning all transgender people from serving in the U.S. military “in any capacity,” the actress and LGBT activist joined other celebrities in condemning the president’s actions:

“This latest reversal of another Obama administration policy continues to send the message to trans Americans that our lives, our safety, and service are less valuable and unwanted in this country, the country I love and hold so dear,” Cox continued, ending with a powerful call to action:

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Kudos to Laverne for speaking up.