9th Circ. Tells US To Stop Enforcing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Law360, San Diego (July 6, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday issued an order directing the U.S. government to stop enforcing the military's controversial "don't ask, don't tell" rule barring openly gay service members.

In a brief order, a three-judge panel granted a bid by the Log Cabin Republicans, a conservative gay advocacy group, to vacate a stay on the lower court’s injunction halting the application and enforcement of DADT now that the policy is going to be repealed.

“[The government states] that the process of repealing Section 654 is well under...
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