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Don't Ask, Don't Tell

With the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Pursue, Don't Harass", gay Americans will no longer be prohibited from military service due to their sexual orientation.

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September 20, 2011

Today marks the end of "Don't Ask Don't Tell".  The law is repealed.  From this day forward Gay and Lesbian soldiers may serve in our Armed Forces with the dignity and respect they deserve.

December 22, 2010

President Barack Obama signs the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010, surrounded by Vice President Joe Biden, members of Congress, and former members of the military who were discharged for being gay, including former Navy Commander Zoe Dunning, Marine Staff Sergeant Eric Alva, and Army Captain Jonathan Hopkins. 

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