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Support for gay ban weakening inside military: poll

Support for repealing the military’s ban on gays serving openly has weakened significantly over the past six years, a new poll indicates. A bare majority — 51 percent — of active duty troops surveyed oppose allowing gay men and women to serve in the armed forces, according to a survey…

Defense chiefs support ‘Don’t Ask’ repeal

Mullen: Allowing gays to serve openly ‘the right thing to do’ The US’s two highest-ranking defense officials have thrown their weight behind President Barack Obama’s call to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy that bars homosexuals from serving openly in the military. Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint…

Report: Pentagon mulls ‘separate but equal’ gay policy

‘Now is not the time’ to repeal DADT, Pentagon lawyers argue Gay rights activists are sounding the alarm about a Pentagon legal memo that advocates delaying any decision about the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy until 2011, as well as a news report that military brass are considering separate…

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