Petition falls short to repeal Maryland transgender anti-discrimination bill

By : Wire Report
Comments: 0

Share this story:

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – An effort to repeal a bill banning discrimination against transgender people in Maryland has fallen short.

Backers of a petition to repeal the bill conceded June 1 that they gathered about 1,000 fewer signatures than they needed to get the issue on the November ballot.

Continue Reading >>

California group threatens repeal of transgender protections

By : Wire Report
Comments: 0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California is the first U.S. state to pass a law detailing the rights of transgender students, but opponents of the law say they have collected enough support to get it repealed.

The law goes into effect Jan. 1, and its goal is to reduce discrimination against transgender students from the age they enter school to the age they graduate secondary school. Critics argue the law violates the privacy of non-transgender students.

Continue Reading >>