By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter
WASHINGTON (CNN) — A federal judge in Washington blocked the Trump administration Monday from enforcing parts of its transgender military ban.READ MORE: Stray Bullet Kills Man Eating Thanksgiving Dinner Inside Norristown Home, Police Say
Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly held that the plaintiffs “have established that they will be injured by these directives, due both to the inherent inequality they impose, and the risk of discharge and denial of accession that they engender. ”READ MORE: Philadelphia Sets New Record With 501st Homicide In Single Year After Man Killed In East Mount Airy
She blocked provisions having to do with accession and retention directives — meaning directives concerning joining and retaining military personnel.
The government had argued that the lawsuit was premature and moved to dismiss the case because the policy is still subject to review.MORE NEWS: Man Charged After Juvenile Shot In Alleged Road Rage Incident In Lehigh County, Police Say
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