Tag Archives: Gay Rights

What Will Happen With ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?’

 Post by Randall Ryder After a federal judge issued an injunction against the military’s policy of "don’t ask, don’t tell," the military told all recruiters to accept openly gay recruits. The Justice Department, however, has appealed the judge’s ruling, so what…

Department of Justice Acts to Stop ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Injunction

The Department of Justice has filed legal briefs in an attempt to stop a federal judge from issuing an injunction that would immediately halt the military from using the "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy. Earlier this month, the judge had…

Will Tuesday’s Vote End Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?

A provision that would end the military’s "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy will be voted on by Senators on Tuesday as part of the annual defense authorization bill. Opponents, however, are arguing that the provision should not be included as…

Equal Rights for Same-Sex Partners?

President Obama has created additional healthcare rights for gay individuals. Although the rule changes do not immediately go into effect, they are designed to help same-sex partners get visitation rights at hospitals. In addition, the rules should make it easier…

America Would Support an Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice

A recent poll indicates that the majority of Americans would support an openly gay Supreme Court justice. The poll indicated 55% of persons polled would support an openly gay justice, while 40% would oppose the idea. The poll results are…