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2010-11-03 14:56:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins reacts to comments President Barack Obama made at a press conference today calling for revoking the current policy on homosexuals serving openly in the military, commonly referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "Last night millions of Americans went to the polls to...

2010-10-19 21:26:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins responded to today's refusal by U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips to grant an emergency stay to her ruling that the military must stop enforcing the law on open homosexuality in the Armed Services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) Perkins released the following statement: "Judge Phillips' refusal to...

2010-10-14 19:53:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council today welcomed the Justice Department's action in requesting a stay of an injunction issued Tuesday in a case dealing with homosexuality in the military. U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Phillips ruled last month that the 1993 law against homosexuality in the armed forces is unconstitutional, and this week issued an injunction ordering that its enforcement be immediately halted and that any investigations or separation...

2010-10-14 07:52:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the board of directors of The American Legion met in Indianapolis, its national commander called on President Obama to immediately appeal the ruling from U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips in Riverside, Calif., that would "immediately suspend and discontinue any investigation, or discharge, separation or other proceeding that may have been commenced" under Don't Ask; Don't Tell. "Consistent with our long-standing policy of allowing the...

2010-09-24 09:23:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Log Cabin Republicans are angered by the United States Department of Justice decision to file an Objection to the United States District Court's ruling to delay the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." "We are deeply disappointed with this Administration's decision," says Log Cabin Republicans Executive Director R. Clarke Cooper. "Yet again, the Obama Administration has failed to live up to its campaign promise to repeal this unconstitutional law for the...

2010-09-21 16:55:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after Senate Republicans blocked a motion to open debate on the Defense Authorization bill, which funds critical assistance for our troops, repeals the discriminatory Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, and enacts the Dream Act: "Today, Senate Republicans put partisan politics ahead of our troops, our security, and our values. In not even allowing debate on this vital piece of legislation,...

2010-09-21 16:37:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 21), in a vote of 56 to 43, the U.S. Senate by four votes failed to muster the supermajority of 60 votes needed to end the Republican filibuster of the motion to proceed to the annual Defense Department Authorization Bill. Much of the opposition to the bill is related to a provision that would repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the current codification of discrimination against gay and lesbian personnel who serve, or...

2010-09-21 14:55:00

Vote Delayed on the Repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Log Cabin Republicans are troubled by the parochial political actions of Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) who has refused to compromise with Republicans by holding a full and open debate on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rather than reaching a compromise allowing for 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' to be repealed, the Senate has postponed action until after the election....

2010-09-20 09:00:00

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's tactics hold bipartisan support for repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' hostage WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Log Cabin Republicans calls on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to reach a compromise with Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to ensure that Republicans are allowed to offer amendments and proceed to a cloture vote on the National Defense Authorization Act of 2011 (NDAA), providing for legislative repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't...

2010-09-10 13:21:00

CA Federal Judge rules policy toward gay members of the military unconstitutional WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Log Cabin Republicans are thrilled by a United States District Court's decision to overturn "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" due to its unconstitutional violation of service members' rights to free speech and due process. The verdict was handed down late yesterday by Judge Virginia A. Philips who said the 1993 policy has a "direct and deleterious effect" on armed...


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