Saturday, October 17, 2009

An Outspoken Champion of Repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" in the U.S. Senate – by Michael A. Jones

There are plenty of U.S. Senators that oppose "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the discriminatory military policy that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in the Armed Services, and fires those soldiers that do come out of the closet.

Senators from Harry Reid to Kirsten Gillibrand have blasted the policy as a relic from the 1990s that hurts our national security and undermines military credibility. Joining them this week was Sen. Mark Udall, the freshman Senator out of Colorado, who not only forcefully condemned "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," but said that if Obama wanted him to, he'd be willing to be an outspoken champion for repealing the failed military policy. Read complete articleby Michael A. Jones – Gay Rights –

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