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Military Readiness Enhancement Act

One Step Closer To Repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

The Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2010 will repeal the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy and prohibit discrimination of servicemembers based on their sexual orientation.

It's Chow Time at the White House, Brother

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

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

Please, Mr. President, No More Studies

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Obama is telling gay rights activists that he "will have to study the implications for national security and enlist more Congressional support" before trying to overturn "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

Senator Nunn's Last Chance

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Sam Nunn will not be on the ticket with Obama. But if he would like to be offered the job of Secretary of State or Defense, he has to tell Obama that he supports repealing DADT -- and he has to mean it.