DADT Order May Not Be Longterm Victory; Injunctive Overreach Will Likely Provoke Appeal

By: Wednesday October 13, 2010 7:00 am

By wildly overreaching her injunctive authority, Judge Virginia Phillips has given the Obama White House/Executive Branch legitimate and compelling grounds to appeal that are separate from the critical merits issue of the constitutionality and propriety of DADT, which is a discriminatory and loathsome policy and should be terminated immediately.

 

Democratic Party, What Are You Doing?

By: Friday September 10, 2010 12:30 pm

Will Democrats let Republicans co-opt their progress on gay rights?

Federal Judge: DADT Unconstitutional, Will Issue Injunction Against Enforcement

By: Thursday September 9, 2010 7:00 pm

In a suit brought by the Log Cabin Republicans in federal court in Southern California, Judge Virginia A Phillips has declared that the policy of the United State military known as Don’t-Ask-Don’t-Tell that bars gays and lesbians from service violates the First Amendment and is thus unconstitutional. Judge Phillips will issue an injunction barring the Department of Defense from enforcing DADT, which is expected to be appealed by the government.

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