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1 posted on 07/06/2011 1:06:42 PM PDT by Red Badger
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the "don't ask, don't tell" policy must be immediately lifted now that the Obama administration says it's unconstitutional

HARK! The King has spoken! Same going to apply to DOMA?

2 posted on 07/06/2011 1:08:37 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Imagine.... a world without islam.)
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“A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said Wednesday the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy must be immediately lifted now that the Obama administration says it’s unconstitutional to treat gay Americans differently under the law.”

cuz Obama sed so!?


3 posted on 07/06/2011 1:09:41 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Red Badger

Story I am hoping to see.

A federal appeals court has barred further enforcement of the U.S. Government “progressive tax policy” on American citizens.

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said Wednesday the “make someone else pay their “fair share” policy must be immediately lifted now that the Obama administration says it’s unconstitutional to treat Americans differently under the law.

The ruling was the latest legal development in the long-running effort to end the policy by “taxing everyone but me” supporters.


5 posted on 07/06/2011 1:10:56 PM PDT by edcoil (The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. -- Joe Paterno)
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To: Red Badger

Old Headline:
“Court orders immediate halt to gay military ban”

New Headline:
“Soldiers have constipational right to play ‘hide the sausage’ while shooting their guns.”


6 posted on 07/06/2011 1:11:13 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: Red Badger

This is government fascism interfering with religion and forcing Christians to rewrite the Bible. So unconstitutional because it denies our fundamental right to set our own religious moral code.....Government is forcing a code that is unconstitutional because it goes against Natural Law and God’s Laws—the foundation of our government and legal system.

They are forcing atheism and Marxism—denial of God’s design of man and woman—to force this egalitarianism where man and women are exactly the same and interchangeable....a biological lie so they can destroy the family unit....but then, they need to kill God so they can redesign man in their silly, destructive manner. Force Christians out of the military....the reason why their has never been a more moral military in the history of the world....

The Marxists want atheist/homosexual militaries, like the Brownshirts and the Russians where they will kill who ever the masters want them to....their own citizens. American troops never would have even contemplated that because of their Christian heritage and that standard that is being destroyed where character and honor matter. US was unique in their military...and we are destroying the Christian aspect that made it so.


9 posted on 07/06/2011 1:24:47 PM PDT by savagesusie (Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason. Cicero)
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To: Red Badger; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; ...
RE :"A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said Wednesday the "don't ask, don't tell" policy must be immediately lifted now that the Obama administration says it's unconstitutional to treat gay Americans differently under the law"

How the h... can it be 'unconstitutional' to treat those that exhibit 'homosexual behaviour' different than those that exhibit hetrosexual behavior when in the military???

How about a rule that says "No sexual or sensual physical contact (including kissing) any member of the opposite sex as long as you are in the US military"? And no same sex marriage either?? And that applies to all, even hetrosexuals, no discrimination there. Idiots.

11 posted on 07/06/2011 1:33:33 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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At issue is the repeal of Section 654 of Title X of the U.S. Code. This law, on the books since 1993, states (in part): "The presence in the armed forces of persons who demonstrate a propensity or intent to engage in homosexual acts would create an unacceptable risk to the high standards of morale, good order and discipline, and unit cohesion that are the essence of military capability."

Repeal of the 1993 law noted above did not repeal the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).

The UCMJ was passed by Congress on 5 May 1950, signed into law by President Harry S. Truman, and became effective on 31 May 1951.

Uniform Code of Military Justice [excerpted]:

Article 125.

“(a) Any person subject to this chapter who engages in unnatural carnal copulation with another person of the same or opposite sex or with an animal is guilty of sodomy. Penetration, however slight, is sufficient 
to complete the offense.

(b) Any person found guilty of sodomy shall by punished as a court-martial may direct.”


The oath taken by every president on first entering office is specified in Article II, Section 1, of the Constitution:

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States. [emphasis added]

US Constitution [excerpted]

Article I

Section. 8.

Clause 14: [The Congress shall have Power] To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

Note that Congress has prohibited sodomy in the military through the UCMJ. All of the extraneous uproar concerning the repeal of the 1993 law is just that unless Congress takes the additional action of changing the UCMJ. Military commanders, including the “Commander-in-Chief,” are obligated by their oaths of office to enforce the rules and regulations made pursuant to laws (UCMJ) promulgated by Congress for the US military.

Without a change to the UCMJ eliminating the prohibition on sodomy, it appears the policy will revert to that which existed before 1993. Homosexual practitioners, if discovered (provably) engaging in sodomy, will be subject to court-martial. Consequently, the only way this situation can be averted is for the Commander-in-Chief to violate his oath to support the Constitution and issue illegal orders not to enforce the UCMJ.
14 posted on 07/06/2011 1:43:07 PM PDT by Lucky Dog
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I do not support gays in the military. I do believe they are a combat debilitator and not a combat multiplier.

However, given the logic of the court that the Constitutional Commander in Chief of the US Military has declared the policy unconstitutional, I find it hard to disagree with their logic.

The only reprieve would be the Congress, but they, too, have said that they are rescinding the policy.

The change is wrong, but the court’s logic makes sense even though it’s a very liberal 9th circuit.


18 posted on 07/06/2011 1:58:28 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True Supporters of our Troops PRAY for their VICTORY!)
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To: Red Badger

Well, they have destroyed the education system in this country, the major media and it’s sham reporting, much of the court/justice system, and now the military is going the same way.


21 posted on 07/06/2011 2:03:55 PM PDT by dirtymac
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San Francisco supports homosexuals. Who saw that coming?

These guys: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InBXu-iY7cw


23 posted on 07/06/2011 2:15:28 PM PDT by tumblindice (Mr. Speaker, Ladies and Gentlemen: the putative president of the United States and the First Ho)
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the 9th Sicko Court does it again?


24 posted on 07/06/2011 2:34:20 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (The storm clouds of war are on the horizon, 1939 is again approaching us.)
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The Sodomites have gotten their way, and they will destroy my beloved US Armed Forces.

From this point onward - I will treat them as the Enemy, for they have earned that title...


33 posted on 07/07/2011 7:20:36 AM PDT by Buffalo Bob
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