05/21/2014 08:12 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Uncovered Papers Show Past Government Efforts to Drive Gays From Jobs

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It is well known that America’s laws and policies, in the name of morality and national security, barred gays from the federal work force for much of the previous century. But documents newly obtained by a gay-rights group offer new details about the views that drove the government’s sometimes obsessive effort to identify and fire gays in government jobs.

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