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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.

Levin poised to strip DADT repeal from defense spending measure

A key supporter of repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is poised to deal the legislation a significant setback. Sen. Carl Levin, chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee and a strong supporter of repeal, said he will hold hearings on

DADT study leak mostly supports repeal

A 370-page Pentagon study on implementing repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell will report December 1 that repeal poses only minimal risk to current war efforts, according to an article posted Wednesday night in the Washington Post.

Prospects for DADT repeal turn on Dec. 1 report

Four days after President Obama said there will be enough time, "potentially," to repeal "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" during the lame-duck Congress, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told reporters that he is "not sure" what the prospects are for repealing it

Log Cabin swipes back at Obama; survey may help on DADT repeal

Log Cabin Republican leader R. Clarke Cooper has broken his silence about at least one thing at last Tuesday’s meeting at the White House: He didn’t accept the president’s take on who was to blame for last month’s failed filibuster

DADT trial opens to little notice

While most people who are concerned about eliminating the military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell law are focused on a bill in Congress and a survey by the Pentagon, there is important action elsewhere—in a federal district court in Riverside, California.

Gates unveils his “more humane and fair” DADT

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates today unveiled the Pentagon’s plan for making enforcement of the current “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy “more humane and fair.”

DADT reports: Study or stall?

A “study” in the nation’s capitol is special kind of political capital. It can buy rationale with which to justify a change in policy or it can buy time to stop a change. President Obama

DADT repeal teeters on the mid-term elections

Google “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and you’ll get more than 2 million links. Add the word “repeal” to the search, and you’ll get about half a million. Add the words “this year,” and you’re down to 135,000. That’s probably a good