Feds want "don't ask, don't tell" halt stayed

United States Marines attend a training session to familiarize them with the military's new position regarding gay and lesbian service members and the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy Thursday, April 28, 2011 at Camp Pendleton, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

July 14, 2011 7:17:22 PM PDT
The federal government is asking the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its order last week demanding an immediate halt to the enforcement of the ban on openly gay troops in the military.