DADT Temporarily Reinstated in California

    United States Marines attend a training session to familiarize them with the military's new position regarding gay and lesbian service members and the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy Thursday, April 28, 2011 at Camp Pendleton, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    Lenny Ignelzi / AP Photo

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell is back—for now. After a California court ordered the military to end its "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy last week, the Obama administration worried the repeal was happening too fast and had a federal court temporarily reinstate the policy—though any new probes or penalties under the rule are prohibited. Obama wanted a more-orderly transition, so his administration recently filed "considerably more detailed information" about the process to end DADT, including statements that said the military would agree to certify the repeal "in a matter of weeks." "Don't ask, don't tell" will officially end 60 days after the military hands over their repeal certification.

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