It’s official. Allowing gays and lesbians to openly serve in the Armed Forces of the United States will not destroy the military.
The Department of Defense today released it’s study on the implementation of repealing the mis-named “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Pursue” policy.
President Obama today urged the Senate to vote to allow repeal before the end of this year’s session of Congress.
The Pentagon report, here.
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Organizations that are now listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center as hate groupswere allowed input in the study. This should bolster the overwhelming conclusion of the study. It’s time to end the policy, and allow openly gay people to serve their country in it’s armed forces.
Remarks by Secretary Gates and Admiral Mullen at Advocate.com.