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Open homosexuals to serve in US military

Catholic World News - December 20, 2010

By a 65-31 vote, the US Senate has repealed the 1993 “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, thus paving the way for open homosexuals to serve in the military. Military Services Archbishop Timothy Broglio had opposed the repeal, noting that “sacrificing the moral beliefs of individuals or their living conditions to respond to merely political considerations is neither just nor prudent, especially for the armed forces at a time of war.”

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  • Posted by: Chestertonian - Dec. 20, 2010 7:46 PM ET USA

    The fact remains that, whether in civilian or military places of work, sexuality--gay or straight--has no place. Neither conversation nor sexually suggestive behavior is appropriate in the workplace. Period. It is unprofessional. Given the misbehavior of so many in government--WH, Congress, or state houses--we shouldn't be surprised that this policy has been repealed. Soldiers may now act like Barney Frank and Gov. Sanders. Who cares about the Uniform Code of Military Justice?

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