Court reinstates part of 'don't ask, don't tell'
July 16, 2011 1:59 p.m. EDT
- An appeals court temporarily reinstates "don't ask, don't tell"
- The military won't be allowed to investigate, penalize or discharge anyone under the policy
- Officials support the repeal of policy, but object to having courts set timing
The 9th U.S. Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in California issued the order late Friday after the Obama administration asked it to reconsider its recent order temporarily blocking the policy.
U.S. officials have been moving ahead with dismantling "don't' ask, don't tell" but had objected to having the courts force the government to officially repeal it at this time.
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QUESTION: Does it appear that more frequently, of late, Mr Obama is "back tracking" on his promises, pledges?
It wasn't too long ago that the Gay Media was touting the largely attended dinner with the President by prominent and large bank-account
members of the so-called "Gay Community" at which time Mr Obama reportedly promised them everything, short of the Pope leading the NYCityGay Parade in June.
What is/has happened? "Read my lips: No more lies". . . . ooopsss that was from a darker era . . .wasn't it GWBush?
. . . . .J.O'Shea on The Dunes