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Sen. Reid Supports Overturning DADT

Timothy Kincaid

July 14th, 2009

NY Times

“We’re having trouble getting people into the military,” [Senate Manority Leader Harry] Reid told reporters when questioned about whether he could support an 18-month moratorium on enforcing a prohibition on gays in the armed forces. “And I think that we shouldn’t turn down anybody that’s willing to fight for our country, certainly based on sexual orientation.”

Mr. Reid said he would go the proposal, being considered by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat of New York, one better and support a permanent repeal of the ban.

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Matt
July 15th, 2009 | LINK

Sounds great, senator. How about filing a bill to that effect- like say, tomorrow?

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