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Full House passes Defense bill with three anti-gay amendments

The U.S. House on Thursday, May 26, passed the House Armed Services Committee authorization bill that includes three amendments aimed at delaying implementation of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and shoring up the impact of the Defense of

House Committee approves three DADT/DOMA amendments

The full U.S. House Armed Services Committee approved three amendments late Wednesday night that seek to delay implementation of repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and to reiterate Congress's support for the Defense of Marriage Act.

Witt wins settlement over “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” discharge

The ACLU of Washington State announced Tuesday that Air Force Reserve nurse Margaret Witt has reached a final settlement with the Department of Defense in her highly publicized litigation to avoid discharge under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” According to an ACLU

DADT certification likely mid-summer

Pentagon officials told a House subcommittee Friday that training for implementation of repeal of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" has gone "extremely well so far" and that certification to Congress might come by mid-summer.

ENDA: Lost, pending, or obsolete?

Did Democrats squander an opportunity to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) last year? Should they even bother to re-introduce the bill this year? And does a bill like ENDA, focused only on workplace discrimination, still make sense?

Pawlenty boasts of anti-gay positions

Unannounced Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty underscored his right-wing credentials with Iowa Republicans Monday, February 7, assuring them that he opposes repeal of the ban on gays in the military and thinks it would be "reasonable" to rescind funding to

Reaction mixed to Pentagon status report; 9th Circuit case to proceed

Reaction has been mixed to the Pentagon’s status report Friday, January 28, saying training to prepare for implementation of the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell could begin as early as next month.

Pentagon: DADT repeal certification within this year

The Pentagon on Friday, January 28, said training to prepare for implementation of the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell could begin as early as next month.

Pence won’t run for White House in 2012

U.S. Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) announced January 27 that he will not be a candidate for president in 2012. He came out on top of a straw poll conducted at an ultra-conservative Values Voters Summit last September.

Obama calls for colleges to let recruiters in

Tuesday 10:15pm EDT edition - President Obama once again brought up the issue of gays in the military during his annual State of the Union address.