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July 6, 2011 | 12:39 pm

Court Bars Further Enforcement of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A federal appeals court has barred further enforcement of the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay service members. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said Wednesday the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy must be immediately lifted now that the Obama administration says it’s unconstitutional […]

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October 12, 2010 | 1:35 pm

Judge Issues Injunction Against Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

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SAN DIEGO (AP) A federal judge issued a worldwide injunction Tuesday stopping enforcement of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, ending the military’s 17-year-old ban on openly gay troops. U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips’ landmark ruling was widely cheered by gay rights organizations that credited her with getting accomplished what President Obama and Washington politics […]

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