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Pechman blocked enforcement of the policy, ruling that the administration's updated policy essentially repeated the same issues as its predecessor order from , and that transgender service members and transgender individuals as a class were a protected class entitled to strict scrutiny of adverse laws or at worst, a quasi-suspect class , and ordered that matter continue to a full trial hearing on the legality of the proposed policy.
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