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White House Presses Pentagon to Repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

The White House is putting more pressure on the the Pentagon to repeal "don’t ask, don’t tell" sooner rather than later. The policy, which was implemented under former President Clinton, prohibits the military from asking recruits about their sexual orientation.…

Pentagon to Study ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ for One Year

In reaction to President Obama’s state of the union speech last week, the Pentagon will announce a one year study reviewing the "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy. During his speech last week, President Obama called for the end of the…

Why delay lifting the ban on gays in the military?

Guest post by Randall Ryder Legal counsel for United States top military officer recommend the Pentagon delay a request to Congress to repeal the ban on openly gay military service officers. In 1993, the "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy was…