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In reversal, federal court orders immediate end to Ďdonít ask, donít tellí policy(9th U.S. Circuit)
The Washington Post ^ | 07/06/11 | Associated Press

Posted on 07/06/2011 1:10:04 PM PDT by fwdude

By Associated Press, Updated: Wednesday, July 6, 2:34 PM

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court has barred further enforcement of the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay service members.

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.

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KEYWORDS: 9thcircus; bhodod; dadt; dontaskdonttell; duncanhunter; fdrq; homosexualagenda; lawsuit; military; ruling
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To: fwdude

Yes, the most over-turned circuit in the country, stumbles into another bunch of left-wing crap.


21 posted on 07/06/2011 1:39:17 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: fwdude

I don’t get it
It WAS repealed and the military is working to make sure it is repealed but the military said it would take time
so it has been what? 2 mons but the Homo 9th court thinks that isn’t fast enough?


22 posted on 07/06/2011 1:41:45 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: RWGinger
... thinks that isn’t fast enough?

Hey, cut 'em some slack -- the guys on the court wanted to get home to their boyfriends.

23 posted on 07/06/2011 1:52:55 PM PDT by ken in texas (Can't Afford a Tagline... send money.)
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To: fwdude
The ramped up assault continues unabated, even with the barbarians advancing.

Hate to tell you, but the barbarians are already running the country. A panel of them just gave this order.

24 posted on 07/06/2011 1:53:16 PM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: fwdude

because Obama passed an edict it is now law?

Judges should have to be recertified every year.


25 posted on 07/06/2011 1:54:58 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: God luvs America

Another question arises.....why (and how) did a private in the Army have access to so much sensitive classified information?


26 posted on 07/06/2011 1:56:24 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (Palin / West in 2012 or West / Palin. Either combination will serve America well.)
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To: ken in texas

Good point
“the guys on the court wanted to get home to their boyfriends.

unless their boyfriends are on the bench with them.
ewwwww don’t sit on tha bench. :)


27 posted on 07/06/2011 1:56:24 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: vox_freedom

Can’t wait for the pink camo uniforms too come out. Those will be just so sweet with their white tennis shoes and long ear rings.


28 posted on 07/06/2011 2:07:24 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (1 Cor. 15: 1-4; THE gospel of grace spelled out for all the lost. This is the way to Heaven.)
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To: fwdude

Well, at least they are being honest in that they admit their analysis begins and ends with “whatever Obama tells us to do”.


29 posted on 07/06/2011 2:29:04 PM PDT by NavVet ("You Lie!")
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To: fwdude

How convenient, just as the SCOTUS starts its Summer recess.


30 posted on 07/06/2011 2:55:16 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: RetiredArmy

Won’t last very long in a war zone, just sayin’


31 posted on 07/06/2011 3:07:25 PM PDT by vox_freedom
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To: fwdude

Devolution. And some atheists think we’re evolving into a higher species? Whatta joke.


32 posted on 07/06/2011 3:21:02 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: fwdude
and America takes another one in the........

33 posted on 07/06/2011 3:28:47 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: All; fwdude

Part of my email from Family Research Council:

“Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) has another request. Together with 31 other members, the Marine veteran has asked the President to delay the certification of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal until the military has an opportunity to clear up the mass confusion sparked by the policy change.

“Merely providing ‘training and educational’ briefs to our service members is not enough to justi fy moving forward with certification when consequential policy and regulatory changes associated with implementation must be reviewed by Congress under its oversight function... It is imperative that Congress have the ability to exercise its authority...” Anything less, he writes, is irresponsible.”


34 posted on 07/06/2011 5:03:38 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: fwdude

At least at my command, everyone has had mandatory DADT “repeal” training.

Just from the nature of the training, I can tell there are huge cans of worms being opened right now, if the policy isn’t reversed.

A true repeal of DADT would be a return to the days when potential recruits were asked, and an affirmative answer kept them from joining. We’re not seeing a repeal. We’re seeing a brand new policy. Using the language that it’s a “repeal” helps to create a belief that gays were always allowed into the military until Clinton instituted DADT. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Clinton’s DADT policy was a carrot for the gays: he couldn’t actually repeal the ban on gays in the military, so he did what he could to placate the gay lobby by preventing recruiters from asking about it.

Choosing language to frame an issue to make it seem like the issue historically was the way the left wants it to be now is a favorite Orwellian tactic of the left. Those of us on the right should avoid repeating the left’s propaganda tactics.


35 posted on 07/06/2011 5:57:41 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: fwdude

So here is how it goes....

-Obammy encourages lawsuits against laws he disagrees with, in courts like the 9th circus where it is sure to rule in a liberal manner...

-Obammy puts up a weak or non-defense on behalf of the government...

-Obammy refuses to challenge the 9th circus or appeal it to SCOTUS.

-ALL THE REST of us are ruled to have NO STANDING to sue because that’s the job of the executive branch.

-Obammy wins.


37 posted on 07/06/2011 7:47:34 PM PDT by Future Useless Eater (Chicago politics = corrupted capitalism = takeover by COMMUNity-ISM)
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To: fwdude

Ever notice that almost every major abomination we’ve had to accept involves the phrase “court ordered”?


38 posted on 07/06/2011 9:58:53 PM PDT by kittycatonline.com
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To: fwdude

Well we are just gonna have to ban “Fruity People” instead.

“gay” is ok.


39 posted on 07/06/2011 10:11:36 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: driftdiver

>>> Now I’m not a lawyer and I didn’t stay at a Holiday Inn last night, but this doesn’t make sense.

I haven’t read the opinion and probably won’t, but my guess is it goes something along these lines.

1) The 9th Circuit has the case because the Obama DOJ appealed the ruling in October when the lower court judge invalidated DADT;

2) The Equal Protection Clause in the 14th Amendment says in part “No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”;

3) Obama’s DOJ now has taken the position the DOMA is unconstitutional, making arguments against DOMA that are contrary to the arguments it made to support DADT in this case;

4) Taking judicial notice of the inconsistency the court applies Equal Protection, and rules the DADT objections waived or unsustainable.

Don’t worry. Holder will appeal this to the Supreme Court. Obama can’t take credit for an eventual DADT repeal if it’s the Log Cabin Republicans who win the case. Can’t allow that.


40 posted on 07/06/2011 11:11:57 PM PDT by tlb
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