Republicans and conservative Democrats blocked a provision in the Defense Authorizations bill that would have begun the process of repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. But there is still another path to repealing this discriminatory policy.
A standalone bill to allow gay, lesbian and bisexual service members to serve with integrity has been introduced in the Senate–and we have the necessary votes to pass repeal if we can bring this bill to the floor.
The Senate is scheduled to adjourn within days. If they do so without repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the prospects for a legislative repeal grow dim
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