U.S. Federal Judge Puts End to Military's Don't Ask Don't Tell Policy - for Now

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In a blow to supporters of "Don't ask, don't tell," the federal policy that mandates the expulsion of homosexual soldiers serving in the United States military, a federal judge has ordered an injunction against the policy. In a September ruling, a U.S. District Judge found that the policy was unconstitutional.

Judge Virginia Phillips rejected a request by the Obama administration to delay her injunction ending the controversial policy. And ordered a permanent end to "Don't ask, don't tell."

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