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October 3, 2010 2:06 PM

Courts may be key as 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal stalls

With Congress stymied on whether to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," some proponents of eliminating the long-standing prohibition on gays and lesbians in the military now believe their best hope lies with the courts. "Working through Congress and the administration hasn't worked," said Dan Woods, a lawyer who brought a suit that resulted in a federal judge declaring "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" unconstitutional.

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