Not surprisingly, a new study finds that repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell has not caused any harm to the military.
The Navy is considering allowing its chaplains to perform same-sex marriages once “Dont ask, Don’t tell” ends.
The commander-in-chief, secretary of defense, and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff all support removing the ban on gays in the military without further delay. A long-awaited Pentagon study showed no reason not to do so. But three of four Service chiefs disagree.
Is there really anyone who can credibly argue at this point that the policy regarding homosexuals openly serving in the armed services is anything other than basic discrimination?
The prospect of repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell before the November elections is in doubt thanks to a threatened filibuster led by Arizona’s John McCain.
Recently Lt. Dan Choi chained himself to the White House fence to protest Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Yesterday, he found out that he’d been discharged from the Army because he’s gay.
Having long since gotten rid of rum and the lash, I suppose this day was inevitable.