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  • The Washington Times

    DONNELLY: Hoisting a rainbow flag over the Pentagon

    Military lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists can hardly wait for the Supreme Court to declare the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. According to a Politico story titled “For LGBT Troops, DOMA Ruling a Pocketbook Issue,” if the Supreme Court does not issue a sweeping ruling in their favor, these groups will pressure Congress to pass legislation authorizing marriage benefits for homosexual couples.


  • Hoisting a rainbow flag over the Pentagon

    Military lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists can hardly wait for the Supreme Court to declare the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. According to a Politico story titled "For LGBT Troops, DOMA Ruling a Pocketbook Issue," if the Supreme Court does not issue a sweeping ruling in their favor, these groups will pressure Congress to pass legislation authorizing marriage benefits for homosexual couples.


  • Illustration: Don't Ask, Don't Tell by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    GAFFNEY: A smoking gun

    One of the more sordid moments in recent congressional history came during December's lame-duck session. Democratic majorities on both sides of Capitol Hill rammed through a controversial repeal of the 1993 statute (wrongly described as "don't ask, don't tell") that prohibited avowed homosexuals from serving in the armed forces.


  • ALLISON SHELLEY/THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Retired Navy Capt. Joan E. Darrah and retired Marine Staff Sgt. Eric Alva (from left) listen to Ms. Elaine Donnelly, president of the Center for Military Readiness, give House testimony against gays being allowed in the military.

    BASE NEWS: Ex-officers rally to 'don't tell'

    On March 31, 1,100 retired admirals and generals, known as the Flag and General Officers of the Military, delivered an open letter to Congress opposing any bill that might seek to overturn the "don't ask, don't tell" policy from military procedure.


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