‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal Gets Critical 15th Vote In Senate Committee

 

Mark Memmott
THE two-way (NPR news blog)
May 27, 2010

It looks like those who favor repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law that bars gays from openly serving in the military have the crucial 15th vote they need in the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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For additional information on this issue, please refer to the following reports:

INTERVIEW: Rep. Murphy Responds To Critics, Predicts DADT Will Be Repealed ‘Shortly After’ Study   Think Progress: The Wonk Room, May 26, 2010

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: How do Other Countries Treat Gay Soldiers?   The Christian Science Monitor, May 26, 2010

About “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”   Servicemembers Legal Defense Network

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Gates Agrees to Proposal to Repeal Gay Ban

 

The Associated Press
May 25, 2010

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For additional information on this issue, please refer to the following reports:

Brown Says No to Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask’   Boston Globe, May 26, 2010

Editorial: ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Compromise Good, But Not Good Enough  Los Angeles Times, May 26, 2010

Rep. Murphy: Dems Have The Votes For DADT Repeal  TPM, May 25, 2010

The Text of Lieberman’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal  The Washington Independent,  May 25, 2010

White House Green-lights DADT Repeal   The Advocate, May 24, 2010

The Rachel Maddow Show – MSNBC,  May 24, 2010