Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" has set off waves of condemnation among anti-gay opponents. They'd do well to recall another decision that put an end to an unjust policy steeped in prejudice -- rather than fact.
I found myself weepy as I read that the Senate had voted to repeal "Don't ask, don't tell." I wished that my father, Paul Moore, Jr., the Episcopal bishop of New York from 1970 to 1992, were alive to hear the news.
Forced to choose between the recommendations of the US military and the extreme views of Senators Jon Kyl and Jim DeMint, enough Republican senators are going military to win Senate approval of the New START treaty this week.