SAN DIEGO (AP) A federal judge issued a worldwide injunction Tuesday stopping enforcement of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, ending the military’s 17-year-old ban on openly gay troops. U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips’ landmark ruling was widely cheered by gay rights organizations that credited her with getting accomplished what President Obama and Washington politics could not.Full story

ALSO: The blog Pam’s House Blend is aggregating reactions from the LGBT community as they come in.

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