House votes to repeal 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

[JURIST] The US House of Representatives [official website] voted 250-175 [roll call vote] Wednesday to repeal the military’s controversial "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy (DADT) [10 USC 654; JURIST news archive], which prohibits openly gay men and women from serving in the armed forces. The Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of 2010 [HR 2965 materials], a piece of stand-alone legislation, was passed less than a week after the Senate [official website] fell three votes short [JURIST report] of…

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