Tag Archive for Gays in the Military

Loretta: “Repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Now.”

“I wish we could just get this done and move on as many other militaries have,” Sanchez, D-Santa Ana, said at an Armed Services subcommittee meeting Wednesday afternoon. Sanchez said the U.S. should follow the lead of at least 20 countries in reworking its policy on allowing gays and Lesbians to serve openly. Canada, Great Britain, Australia and Israel are among those 20 nations.

Court rejects challenge to ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

From MSNBC.com WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a challenge to the Defense Department policy forbidding gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military, granting a request by the Obama administration. The court said Monday that it will not hear an appeal from former Army Capt. James Pietrangelo II, who was…