Friday, September 17, 2010
The New York Times has written a passionate and intelligent editorial to President Obama: Stop Enforcing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” It reads in part:
President Obama and leaders of the military and of Congress have repeatedly said that they are committed to ending the policy by repealing the statute. The House approved a bill doing so in May. Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, said he intends to bring a bill to the floor next week that would dovetail with the House measure. Meanwhile, the prohibition remains on the books, endangering the careers of men and women in the military at a time of war. While the administration waits for Congress to repeal the statute, it should halt enforcement of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
To read it in its entirety, please click HERE.