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Gay soldier and DADT protestor Choi in court March 28
Based on a press release
2013-03-21

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Lt. Dan Choi, who in 2010 handcuffed himself to the White House gates in protest of the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, will stand trial in U.S. District Court on March 28.

Choi was the only one of twelve protestors to plead 'not guilty' citing constitutional rights to free speech and peaceful assembly. He may face six months in jail.

During an earlier trial, a judge found a prima facie case of vindictive prosecution against the protestors and LGBT soldiers and the case was moved up to Federal Court.

It will be heard in Courtroom 6, U.S. District Court, 333 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

Choi will be joined in court by friends, including London-based international human rights expert Peter Tatchell, who will be attending as a human rights observer.

For more information visit: www.dadtprotest.com or tweet #Fail2Obey.


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