9th Circuit tosses ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ lawsuit, says repeal by Congress makes it moot

The Washington Post: A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco tossed out a lawsuit that had challenged the military policy as a violation of gay service members’ civil rights. In doing so, the appeals court also dismissed a Southern California trial judge’s year-old ruling that the policy was unconstitutional. | Log Cabin Republicans v. U.S.