Politics & Government

October 3, 2010

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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