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In historic vote, Senate moves to end 'don't ask, don't tell'

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posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 06:07 PM
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In historic vote, Senate moves to end 'don't ask, don't tell'


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The Senate Saturday voted to end a longstanding ban on gay troops serving openly in the US armed services – a move Democrats compare to President Truman’s ending the ban on racial segregation in the military in 1948.

“It is time to close this chapter in our history,” said President Obama in a statement. “It is time to recognize that sacrifice, valor and integrity are no more defined by sexual orientation than they are by race or gender, religion or creed. It is time to allow gay and...
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posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 06:07 PM
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I can hardly believe it, but FINALLY the last group to be discriminated against by the US military is now going to be accepted. From this point forward, any and all qualified people who desire to serve in our military can do so freely and openly. As both a US Veteran, and as a Gay American, I have not been prouder of my country in quite some time. Welcome to the 21st Century!

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posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 06:18 PM
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Heya
got it before you here



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 06:32 PM
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No, you had a pre-vote article... The actual vote only occurred just over an hour ago... Go back and reread your article...



posted on Dec, 18 2010 @ 06:50 PM
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Originally posted by JaxonRoberts
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No, you had a pre-vote article... The actual vote only occurred just over an hour ago... Go back and reread your article...


Well ok...then I guess you can post here. Either way...Simpsons did it



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