January 6, 2011

Barack Obama Signs Law Repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

President Barack Obama brought the long political struggle over the military’s controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy to an end on Wednesday, December 22, 2010, by signing legislation that will put a stop to the military’s ban on openly gay men and women serving in the armed forces.  The policy was enacted in 1993 under President Bill Clinton.  At the time the Department of Defense Directive 1332.14 had a policy that stated homosexuality is incompatible […]