Tag Archives: Don't Ask Don't Tell

BREAKING: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Imminent; DREAM Act dies in the Senate

TweetAfter the last two years of promises and let-downs, high hopes and massive hold-ups, finally ending the discriminatory military policy Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell has been decided by the Senate with a vote of 63 to 33  to close the debate and allow the repeal to move forward. This means just 51 Senators can now [...]
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Senate to vote on DADT tomorrow

TweetYesterday, Senate majority leader Harry Reid filed cloture on the new stand-alone bill to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The Senate will most likely vote on it tomorrow. Obviously, we’re all hopeful that this discriminatory policy will finally be repealed and that LGBT servicemen and women will finally be treated with the respect and dignity [...]
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Pentagon recommends DADT repeal

TweetYesterday, on the 17 year anniversary of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell being signed into law, the Pentagon released its study on this controversial and discriminatory policy. The results are pretty clear: over 2/3 of service members believe ending DADT would have a positive, mixed, or no effect. Further, service members know they are already serving [...]
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Quick hit: Nancy Goldstein on awkward Thanksgiving meals

TweetSpecifically, the one that will take place in the McCain household later this week. In a column at the American Prospect today, Nancy Goldstein points out two truths. Firstly, Thanksgiving at the McCain house is going to be really tense this year, what with Meghan, Cindy and John all publicly taking their different stances on [...]
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DADT Update: Court of Appeals issues stay requested by Obama administration

TweetWhat the fuck: A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has issued a temporary stay of U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips’s Oct. 12 order in Log Cabin Republicans v. United States halting all enforcement of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. After DADT had been halted from enforcement [...]
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