Awaiting “Don’t ask, don’t tell" repeal today
It’s the weekend, but Congress is working. The lame duck is more productive in its wounded state than any time before. The House passed the repeal and the Senate is poised to do the same and then the ban against gays in the Military is lifted. That will mean that America has removed one more aspect of discrimination from its system.
What will be done with the Flag Officers that said accommodating gays will be disruptive and a distraction? Will their resignations be imminent or will they stand down? In the long run, America and the military will be better for this.
“Activists anticipate successful Senate vote to end "don't ask, don't tell"
Washington Post Staff Writers
Saturday, December 18, 2010; 12:00 AM
Gay rights activists, congressional aides and supportive lawmakers are anticipating a successful vote this weekend to end the military's "don't ask, don't tell" law.”
Why do I care? It is a matter of integrity in the American system, saying what you believe and backing it up 100%.