Don’t Ask Don’t Tell


‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ To End Tuesday

Tuesday, Sept. 20, marks the official repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law — the controversial military policy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2011

Cassandra Melnikow, foreground left, and her sister Victoria Melnikow, right, sit in New York's Times Square as news of the Senate approving the repeal of 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' is displayed outside ABC Television's Times Square studios Saturday Dec. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Gays See Repeal As Civil Rights Milestone

Allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military is a step toward equality, advocates say, but a fight for other social changes such as gay marriage still lies ahead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2010


Senate Blocks Repeal Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Republicans blocked a last-ditch effort in the Senate to lift the military’s ban on openly gay troops on Thursday, dealing a major blow to gay rights groups.


Supreme Court Allows Gay Military Ban For Now

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military to remain in place while a federal appeals court considers the issue.


Appeals Court Keeps Military’s Gay Policy For Now

A federal appeals court has frozen a judge’s order halting the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, even as the Pentagon has announced it will accept openly gay recruits. A three-judge panel of the 9th […]


Gov’t Seeks Stay Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Ruling

The Obama administration on Wednesday asked a federal appeals court to immediately suspend a judge’s ruling that overturned the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays.


Gov't Wants "Don't Ask" Policy To Stay For Now

The Justice Department has asked a U.S. judge to allow the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays to continue during an appeal.


Senate GOP Blocks Bill To Repeal Gay Service Ban

Senate Republicans have blocked an effort to repeal the law banning gays from serving openly in the military.


Bid To Repeal ‘Don’t Ask’ Fails In Senate

Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked legislation that would have repealed the law banning gays from serving openly in the military.