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Judge’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ order is put on hold

Vince Coglianese Contributor

Reporting from Washington — Acting on a request from the Obama administration, a federal appeals court in San Francisco on Wednesday lifted a judge’s order that had halted enforcement of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays, leaving the much-disputed law in legal limbo.

The three-judge panel said it was setting aside the judge’s order temporarily to give it time to “consider fully the issues presented.” It gave opponents of the law until Monday to file a motion arguing why the judge’s order should stay in effect.

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