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A To-Do List for Lame Duck Dems

Monday, November 15, 2010

Congress’s lame duck session begins today. Many promises were made on the campaign trail and whether they get attention during the lame duck session will have significant consequences for Democrats in 2012.

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WNYC News

Gay Rights Advocates Protest 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Gay rights advocates are increasing pressure on the Senate to repeal the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy, before newly-elected Republicans take their seats in the Senate next year. Advocates held a series of Veterans Day rallies across the country today to honor gay and lesbian service members, and to protest the ban on openly gay service members.

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The Empire

Schumer's push to repeal DADT

Friday, October 15, 2010

During last night's Empire State Pride Agenda gala in Manhattan, Chuck Schumer said a repeal of DADT will be attached to a defense authorization bill scheduled to be voted on in November.

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Don't Tell Me about DADT — I Was There

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Don't Ask, Don't Tell is an inane policy, one in which we compel people to lie to their superiors about who and what they are as people. But while many on the left are cheering the ruling by U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips ordering an immediate halt to DADT policy, I am not.

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Don't Ask Don't Tell - Does Constitutionality Matter?

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Barack Obama and his administration are now put in the uncomfortable position of defending the constitutional issue of the same policy that they would like to see repealed. So you have the political strategy on the one hand and you have the very real constitutional issues on the other. So the Judge has put them in a very awkward position.

-Jami Floyd, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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WQXR News

Judge Rules Against 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Gay rights groups are celebrating a California judge's ruling against the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. As The Associated Press Reports, U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips, who has already ruled the ban unconstitutional, has now issued a worldwide injunction against enforcing it.

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