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DADT Repeal Soon To Become Reality

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The ban on gays in the military has stood for nearly a century. In 60 days, after decades of discharges, lawsuits and lobbying, th...

Defense Secretary To Certify DADT Repeal

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Pentagon chief Leon Panetta has decided to end the ban on gays serving openly in the armed services and certify that repealing the ...

Amanda Terkel

ASKED AND TOLD: Study Offers Major Endorsement Of Repealing DADT | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon released its much-anticipated study on repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT) on Tuesday, finding that 70 percent of servic...

Gay Soldiers Warned Not To Answer Pentagon's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Survey

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates is urging gays in the military to answer a Pentagon survey on the policy that bans them from serving...

Sam Stein

'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal Author: We Will Look Back At This Debate With Puzzlement | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The day after he helped shepherd legislation through the House that initiates the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Penn.) predic...

DADT Study: Women Far More Likely To Be Expelled Under Policy

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — Women are far more likely than men to be kicked out of the military under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy against gays in uni...