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The so-called don`t ask, don`t tell policy was adopted during the Clinton administration.
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Mike Mullen, Robert Gates urge US senators to scrap the ban before year-end.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 07, 2010, 17:30
Unless the lame-duck Congress acts, repeal effort is considered dead for now.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 10:26
US senators blocked an effort by Democrats to lift the ban on gays from serving openly in military.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 13:56
It`s John McCain versus Lady Gaga on Tuesday as the Senate takes up the emotional issue of repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 01, 2010, 14:25
Top US military officials urged Congress not to lift or ease a ban on gays serving openly in the armed forces until they have a strategy to address "concerns" about the move among troops.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 01, 2010, 10:45
A high-ranking US Army general won`t be formally reprimanded after urging troops to lobby to keep the ban on openly gay military service.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 19:06
Lawmakers this week will press the military`s top uniformed officers for the first time on whether they think repealing "don`t ask, don`t tell" makes sense or would be too disruptive.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 02, 2010, 23:28
The military`s top uniformed officer declared Tuesday that gays should be allowed to serve openly in uniform, arguing that it is "the right thing to do."
Last Updated: Friday, January 29, 2010, 10:16
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed on Thursday to find a way to end the ban on gays serving openly in the US military, a move facing stiff opposition from at least one White House ally.
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