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Obama signs Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal
In a historic achievement for gay rights, President Obama signed the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal this morning, which will allow gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military.
"This is a good day, this is a very good day." Obama said. ”No longer will tens of thousands of Americans in uniform be asked to live a lie, or look over their shoulder in order to serve the country that they love.”
Last weekend, the US Senate voted to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. On Monday, Robert Gibbs, the White House Press Secretary, tweeted:

President to sign repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on Wednesday at 9:15 AM…

The repeal is not immediately effective, reports the New York Times. The change will go into effect once Obama and defense officials certify the military’s readiness.
(Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama signs Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal

In a historic achievement for gay rights, President Obama signed the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal this morning, which will allow gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military.

"This is a good day, this is a very good day." Obama said. ”No longer will tens of thousands of Americans in uniform be asked to live a lie, or look over their shoulder in order to serve the country that they love.”

Last weekend, the US Senate voted to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. On Monday, Robert Gibbs, the White House Press Secretary, tweeted:

President to sign repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on Wednesday at 9:15 AM…

The repeal is not immediately effective, reports the New York Times. The change will go into effect once Obama and defense officials certify the military’s readiness.

(Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

danlev Posted by Dan Leveille on December 22nd, 2010 at 7:43pm

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    I almost forgot that this even happened! Yaaay!!
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    so amazing. wanted to re-blog this a few days after it happened. absolutely ecstatic still.
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    This is amazing , GOOD JOB OBAMA ♥
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    Wonderful day in history
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