Why do social conservatives have so much trouble seeing equality as equality, insisting every time a besieged minority finally gains equal treatment that they're getting an unfair privilege?
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In July, Secure Freedom Radio aired an interview with Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness, a conservative organization that promotes ...
WASHINGTON -- The leading opponent of repealing the Pentagon's "don't ask, don't tell" policy and a decades-long critic of expanded opportunities for ...
This poll proves what we all know to be true -- our military is the most professional organization that the world has ever known. Those who wear the uniform can handle change.
What gays and lesbians are looking for -- and will be marching for on Sunday -- is nothing special, and that's exactly the point. It's what every other American already has: equal treatment under the law
CNN's Anderson Cooper hosted a debate between First Lieutenant Dan Choi, a West Point graduate and Arabic linguist who is facing a discharge for annou...
An Air Force colonel's new article is the closest we've ever come to recognition by an official Pentagon publication that "don't ask, don't tell" has got to go, and go soon.
The nation's armed forces are stretched thin, very thin. Repeal of DADT is a national security issue, first and last.
Gallup brings good news. Across the political spectrum, a growing majority of Americans favor allowing openly gay men and women to serve in the military.
Good intentions are no substitute for the change our service members are counting on, especially those who might like to be relieved from a third or fourth or fifth tour in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Firing 50 men and women who are fluent in Arabic solely because they are gay when we are fighting in the Arabic-speaking world? The mind boggles.
Their warning of the "grave harm" that will ensue if gays and lesbians are allowed to serve openly in our all-volunteer military was essentially that volunteers will leave in droves.
Elaine Donnelly's list of 1,000 officers proves only one thing: That the more things change, the more the agents of intolerance will fight to keep them the same.
Todays's society is more honest, more open, more accepting of people's differences -- more tolerant, in a word. With one exception, and that exception is the military.
Being gay should be no more of a barrier to serving the United States military than being black now is. My guess is that sixty years from now, people will wonder what took us so long.
The very same arguments that were made in 1948 against mingling the races in the military were made Wednesday against mixing homosexuals and heterosexuals the way they mix in the real world.
Don't ask, don't tell. And, whatever you do, don't ask Elaine Donnelly to tell you what she thinks about gays in the military.
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