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2009-07-27 10:09:00

LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A working group on the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy comprised of retired general officers, scholars and a former member of Congress issued a statement today in response to inaccurate or misleading statements made about the policy by President Barack Obama, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Rep.

2009-07-06 12:43:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Palm Center today released a legal memo that outlines what steps the Secretary of Defense can take to modify the enforcement of "don't ask, don't tell" while the President works with Congress to repeal the law.

2009-07-02 10:44:00

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Rep.

2009-07-01 15:00:00

Pentagon Studies Ways to Relax Enforcement as First Step; Impact on Troops Would be Minimal SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of yesterday's unexpected Pentagon announcement about gays in the military, experts say the "don't ask, don't tell" policy may be on the brink of irreversible change that would speed up its demise.

2009-06-16 09:47:00

SLDN Also Joins Call for Executive Option SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has called on President Obama to sign an executive order suspending the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, according to the Advocate magazine. Referring to the repeal of the ban, Reid told Advocate reporter Kerry Eleveld that, "My hope is that it can be done administratively." Eleveld added that, "A Democratic aide later clarified that Reid was speaking about...

2009-05-18 10:46:00

Pressure on White House Mounts; Scholars Question Administration's Inaction SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the face of delays by President Obama on his pledge to overturn the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, a growing chorus by scholars, activists, military veterans, and the public is calling on the White House to end the ban immediately.

2009-05-12 18:13:00

Insists It Remains Committed to Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Michael D.

2009-05-11 12:55:00

Military Law Experts Chart Course to End 16-Year Ban SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today by a team of military law experts shows that the president has the legal authority to end gay discharges with a single order.

2009-03-12 11:12:00

Military Fires More Mission-Critical Specialists SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Defense Department has provided new data about gay discharges under "don't ask, don't tell" to Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA).

2009-02-03 13:05:00

Scholars Concur that More Study is Unnecessary and Could Have Political Costs SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A retired Brigadier General for the U.S.

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