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“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Southern California has struck down the military’s ban on gays and lesbians serving in the military and rendered the nation’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy unconstitutional. From the story in the Washington Post: U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips of Riverside on Thursday granted a request for an injunction halting the government’s “don’t…

News Roundup 4-23-09

Transgender murder, hate crime conviction a first DENVER, Colorado (CNN) — A Colorado man was convicted of first-degree murder and a bias-motivated crime and sentenced to life in prison for killing a transgender teen he met on an online social networking site. Allen Andrade was convicted of first-degree murder and a hate crime in the…