AP: Administration to Ask Judge to Stay Injunction on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration will ask a federal judge to allow the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law on gays in the military to continue in force pending an appeal of her order to end it, a lawyer in the case and a person in the government familiar with the discussions said Thursday.
Lawyer Dan Woods said his client, Log Cabin Republicans, which won the ruling on Tuesday, has been notified that the Justice Department “will appeal and seek a stay later today.” That word was confirmed by the person in the government knowledgeable about the administration’s discussions. Full story
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