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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Log Cabins Go After "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

The Log Cabin Republicans had a minor setback this week with the lawsuit they have filed to invalidate the policy that prohibits gay people from openly serving in the military. The group says it intends to press on and refile the suit, though.

I have to admit, the idea of being gay and Republican still seems awfully self-abusive to me. But, it's not for me to decide, really. Kudos to the group for taking this on. If successful, it's not likely to win them any friends in the current administration.

Via PageOneQ:

Judge Tosses Log Cabin Republicans Don't Ask Don't Tell Lawsuit

The United States Dictrict Court in the Ninth Circuit of central California has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Log Cabin Republicans (LCR) against the US Military's Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, PageOneQ has learned. The decision by LCR to not include the names of plaintiffs in the original suit resulted in the court ruling that the organization "lacks associational standing" to pursue the case. The Log Cabin organization has told PageOneQ they will re-file the case, meeting the decision’s requirements.
by Michael Rogers

Read the entire article here on PageOneQ.

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