Senate blocks vote to repeal 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

[JURIST] The US Senate [official website] failed Thursday to advance a vote on a bill 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 Senate fell three votes short [roll call vote] of the 60 votes necessary to approve a cloture motion on a defense spending bill [S 3454 materials] that would include a provision for repeal….

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