Montgomery County, MD judge allows voter referendum on transgender rights bill

Posted by JD Uy
July 25, 2008 5:34 AM |

''We're disappointed, but the court concluded that we were right, but were too late in filing.... ‘If I didn’t think we had a strong chance to win, I wouldn’t recommend to my client that we appeal.''

Jonathan Shurberg or Equality Maryland reacting to the ruling by Judge Robert Greenburg in the case of a transgender rights bill that has been block by opponents who gathered signatures to put the measue on a ballot for Montgomery County voters to decide. The Judge ruled that advocates of the rights bill failed to challenge the required number of signatures by a February deadline, even though he agreed with them that the required number of signatures should have been significantly higher. (

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