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What Will Happen With ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?’

 Post by Randall Ryder After a federal judge issued an injunction against the military’s policy of "don’t ask, don’t tell," the military told all recruiters to accept openly gay recruits. The Justice Department, however, has appealed the judge’s ruling, so what…

Following Injunction, Defense Department Accepts Gay Applicants

Following a federal judge’s injunction against the "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy, the Department of Defense is now accepting openly gay applicants. The Justice Department, however, has appealed the federal judge’s ruling. Military recruiters have been told that the judge’s…

Air Force Reportedly Stops Enforcing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

The Air Force has reportedly told all officers to stop enforcing "don’t ask, don’t tell," based on a judge’s order from this past Tuesday. On Tuesday, a federal judge ordered the military to immediately stop enforcing the policy. The Justice…

Federal Judge Says Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is Unconstitutional

A federal judge in California has ruled that the military’s "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy is unconstitutional. The judge plans to issue an injunction that will prevent the government from enforcing the policy. The Department of Justice, however, will have…

Army to Court Martial Officer Who Refuses Obama’s Orders

The US Army will court martial a lieutenant colonel who refuses to follow deployment orders, because he believes President Obama does not meet the constitutional requirements to be commander-in-chief. The officer has refused his deployment to Afghanistan because he believes…

White House Approves Targeted Killing of US Citizen with Al Qaeda Ties

 The Obama Administration has taken the unusual step of approving the targeted killing of an American citizen with Al Qaeda ties. The cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, is believed to be recruiting terrorists in Arabian Peninsula. The recruits are supposedly for attacks…

Why delay lifting the ban on gays in the military?

Guest post by Randall Ryder Legal counsel for United States top military officer recommend the Pentagon delay a request to Congress to repeal the ban on openly gay military service officers. In 1993, the "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy was…