WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court will not put a stop to “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” while a federal appeals court considers ending the ban on openly gay service members.The Supreme Court denied a request from the Log Cabin Republicans to review the policy.In October, a federal judge issued an injunction to DADT, saying the policy violates the civil rights of LGBT service members.President Obama said he wanted to see the law repealed before the swearing-in of the new Congress, but his administration continues to defend the policy in court.The U.S. Military is working on a transition plan for accepting LGBT recruits if the ban is lifted, but is still advising service members to keep quiet about their sexual orientation.

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