Congress is back - but are they ready?

Just minutes ago, the new 111th Congress was sworn in on Capitol Hill. That means there are dozens of freshman members settling into their offices right now, figuring out their legislative priorities for the coming weeks and months. We have to tell the new…Read More

Don't Let Up

Barack Obama’s victory on Tuesday has improved our prospects for repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” But as you know, campaign promises aren't usually fulfilled right away -- that's not how politics works. So while I'm hopeful that President-Elect Obama will…Read More

GOP takes a stand on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Have you seen the Republican Party's platform position on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"? It contains this plank: "To protect our servicemen and women and ensure that America's Armed Forces remain the best in the world, we affirm the timeliness of those values,…Read More

Another step closer

On Saturday, the Democratic Platform Committee listened to SLDN, and our allies, and approved a platform that calls for repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and replacing it with a non-discrimination policy. Coming after last month's successful Congressional…Read More

Watch 60 Minutes This Sunday

Correspondent Lesley Stahl Looks at SLDN Report on Growing Trend of Openly Gay Troops Washington, DC - This Sunday's edition of the award-winning CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes will include a story by correspondent Lesley Stahl about reports from Servicemembers…Read More
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