House Passes Repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

The House today passed a bill to overturn the military's "don't ask, don't tell" ban on openly gay members of the armed forces, pressuring the Senate to delay its holiday recess and take the last step to end the policy by voting on the bill. The 250-175 vote sends the bill to the Senate for what proponents of repeal believe is the last, best chance to end the policy that forces service members from admitting publicly that they are gay. Next year, Republicans will control the House and command...Full Story
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