Judge Rules to Reinstate Nurse Kicked Out Of Air Force Because Of...

Judge Rules to Reinstate Nurse Kicked Out Of Air Force Because Of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

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gavelAfter years of courtroom battles, a federal judge in Washington has ruled that an Air Force nurse who was kicked out of the military for being gay should get her job back.

Judge Ronald B. Leighton has ruled that the Air Force violated her rights when it fired her. He said there was no evidence that Witt’s homosexuality impeded military goals or cohesion in any way, and that she should be reinstated to her position as soon as possible. NPR’s Rachel Martin reports…

(READ the story at NPR News)

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