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Senate to vote on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal today

Gay rights supporters are urged to call their senators this morning as the U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on an amendment to the Defense Authorization bill that would set in motion repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on openly gay service members.

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DADT vote pushed back

The Senate rejected a motion to break a Republican-led filibuster against a defense spending bill that includes language aimed at ending "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell"