SAN DIEGO--- The "don't ask, don't tell" policy received a worldwide injunction ending the military's ban on openly gay troops on Tuesday.
U.S. Department of Justice attorneys have 60 days to appeal U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips' ruling, which was greatly received by gay rights organizations.
Phillips ruled the policy unconstitutional last month because of its violation against servicemembers Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination reported the USA Today.
An immediate injunction was called by the Log Cabin Republicans to eliminate the policy for any U.S. military personnel anywhere in the world.
The "don't ask, don't tell" repeal provision caused the Senate Republicans to oppose the defense bill earlier this month, which has gay advocated worried that they lost an opportunity to change the law said The New York Times.
The Log Cabin Republicans further sued the Pentagon of which they will likely appeal.