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stay on the lower court’s injunction halting the application and enforcement of DADT now that the policy is going to be repealed.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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Case Information

Case Title

Log Cabin Republicans v. United States of America et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Virginia A. Phillips

Date Filed

October 11, 2004

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