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LCR v. USA – Findings of Fact & Conclusions of Law

LCR v. USA – Findings of Fact & Conclusions of Law

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Log Cabin Republicans v. USA [challenge to DADT]. Finding of Fact & Conclusions of Law after court trial. Filed 10/12/2010
Log Cabin Republicans v. USA [challenge to DADT]. Finding of Fact & Conclusions of Law after court trial. Filed 10/12/2010

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combat in Afghanistan in 2001, but Defendants also delay individual

enforcement of the Act while a servicemember is deployed in a combat

zone. If the presence of a homosexual soldier in the Armed Forces

were a threat to military readiness or unit cohesion, it surely follows that

in times of war it would be more urgent, not less, to discharge him or

her, and to do so with dispatch.

175.The abrupt and marked decline – 50% from 2001 to 2002 and steadily

thereafter – in Defendants' enforcement of the Act following the onset of

combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, and Defendants' practice of delaying

investigation and discharge until after combat deployment, demonstrate

that the Act is not necessary to further the Government's interest in

military readiness.

176.In summary, Defendants have failed to show the Don't Ask, Don't Tell

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