Maryland’s a Battleground State Over Transgender Military Ban


Maryland’s a battleground state over transgender military ban

As legislative and court battles rage over the question of whether transgender people are fit to serve in the military, two service members with ties to Maryland are at the heart of the fight.

In the latest move, on Oct. 30, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., partially blocked enforcement of key provisions of President Donald Trump’s memorandum banning transgender people from serving in the military.

Regan Kibby, a student at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, and Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brock Stone, stationed at the U.S. Army’s Fort George G. Meade, are plaintiffs in …

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