On Monday, May 25, 2010, President Obama, The Pentagon, and leading Lawmakers reached an agreement on the time frame to repeal the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.
This policy bars homosexual men and women from being open about their sexuality while serving in the military.
The policy cannot go into effect, however, until the Pentagon completes its review of its readiness and Mr. Obama and his staff certify that the repeal would not harm America’s military readiness. The estimated time frame is sometime after December 1, 2010.
Mr. Obama has been under intense pressure to uphold his campaign promise to reinstate the rights of homosexuals as American soldiers.
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