Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Maryland recall vote of trans rights law could have national impact

Gay & Lesbian Leadership SmartBrief | 08/05/2008

Anti-gay activists hope that, if their ballot recall of a Montgomery County, Md., anti-transgender bias law is successful, they will be able to use the campaign as a model for similar recall efforts across the country. "Transgender is still new to a lot of people," said Chris Edelson, state legislative director for the Human Rights Campaign. "[Opponents] know they are working on a blank slate and if they can write something scary on it, it gets them a long way to accomplishing their goals." Examiner, The (08/04)

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