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Judge stops 'don't ask, don't tell'

By jimstaro - Posted on 12 October 2010

Judge stops 'don't ask, don't tell' policy with worldwide injunction in landmark case

October 12, 2010 - A federal judge issued a worldwide injunction Tuesday stopping enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, ending the U.S. military's 17-year-old ban on openly gay troops.

U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Phillips' landmark ruling was widely cheered by gay rights organizations that credited her with getting accomplished what President Obama and Washington politics could not.

U.S. Department of Justice attorneys have 60 days to appeal. Legal experts say they are under no legal obligation to do so and could let Phillips' ruling stand. {read rest}

I hope we don't see a flood of homosexuals enlisting so that they can have their "equal" chance at or in killing innocent people and carrying out other war crimes, including the supreme one of war of aggression; but am not sure that there's reason to be hopeful. Many clammored to be allowed to enlist at the start of the war on Iraq and some, if not many, have continued to demand to be allowed to enlist.


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