Tag Archives: Winnie Stachelberg

Senate committee prepares to square off over LGBT immigration status

In front of an unusually combative U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, former Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Kolbe urged members on Monday (April 22) to “fix” the current immigration reform bill by adding language to help LGBT citizens with foreign partners or

Rejecting an executive order: Is it the DADT repeal strategy or a campaign decision?

The Obama administration revealed a political calculation last week: Now is not a good time to sign an executive order prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people who work for federal contractors. There has been more than the usual expression of “disappointment” from

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.