US Senate Repeals 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' in US Military

RedTracker| After a 17-year-battle, the US Senate today struck down the ban on gay men and lesbians serving openly in the military. By a vote of 65 to 31, eight Republicans joined Democrats in repealing the Clinton-era law, known as “don’t ask, don’t tell”.

Some equate the moment with the military ending racial segregation in the military. Read on at NYTimes: ‘Senate Repeals ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’.