Judge orders ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ injunction

From Raw Story: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/10/judge-orders-dont-tell-injunction/

By The Associated Press
Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 — 3:42 pm

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

A federal judge has issued a worldwide injunction 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 Tuesday 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 the department is under no legal obligation to do so and could let Phillips’ ruling stand.

Continue reading at:   http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/10/judge-orders-dont-tell-injunction/

More and more I am starting to view Obama’s long on rhetoric and short on action routine as being the problem and not the solution.

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