Md. Judge Widens Block Of Trump's Trans Military Ban
By Kat Greene and Chuck Stanley
Law360, Washington (November 21, 2017, 1:52 PM EST) -- The Trump administration can’t ban transgender people from military service, according to an injunction issued Tuesday by a Maryland federal judge who expanded a D.C. district judge’s block to include lifting restrictions for service members undergoing gender reassignment surgeries.
U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis’ ruling on Tuesday made complete the judicial block on the president’s transgender ban, triggered by a series of Twitter posts in July, by enjoining the government from removing transgender people currently serving in the military, from keeping transgender people from enlisting,...