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2010-05-27 21:38:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor tonight in support of an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act that calls for a repeal of the discriminatory Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy. The amendment passed in the House by a vote of 234 to 194.

2010-05-27 14:58:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the House prepares to vote on the Murphy Amendment to repeal the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" military service policy as part of the National Defense Authorization Act, Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) releases the following letter that he has sent to colleagues in the House of Representatives applauding sponsor Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-PA) and urging all Members to vote for the Amendment.

2010-05-19 12:34:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In letters to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader John Boehner, the head of the nation's largest wartime veterans organization stated his group's opposition to repealing the military's 'don't ask, don't tell' (DADT) policy. "We feel strongly that the current policy has served the U.S.

2010-02-24 15:43:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Jim Moran read a letter on the floor of the House of Representatives today from an active duty soldier in Afghanistan.

2010-02-15 16:10:00

Advice to Military Study Group Emphasizes Decisive Leadership as Key SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scholarly experts on "don't ask, don't tell" are expressing heightened concern about the rationale for a new Pentagon study group on gays in the military. According to Dr.

2010-02-08 10:47:00

NATO and Israeli Military Officials to Discuss Implementation SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Palm Center has announced plans to convene a Washington, D.C.

2010-02-01 07:38:00

Experts Caution Against Slow Roll of Implementation SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb.

2010-01-28 15:27:00

Dr. Nathaniel Frank Calls "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" a "Colossal Failure" SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Palm Center released the following statement by Senior Research Fellow, Dr.

2010-01-27 21:42:00

President Has Authority to Halt Gay Discharges SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan.

2010-01-26 13:28:00

Eyes are on the President's Leadership During State of the Union SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan.

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