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US Senate Armed Forces Committee Votes to Repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Gay rights activists have long sought to repeal the controversial 1993 law, which has seen thousands of Americans forced out of the armed services since it was brought in under President Bill Clinton.

Now that dream is almost certain to happen, after the powerful Senate armed services committee voted 16 to 12 in favour of an amendment that would pave the way for getting rid of the law.

US Senate armed forces committee votes for repeal of military anti-gay law

Contingency aside, this is good, good news.


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