Yecch. I have not wanted to address this topic, because it is so freighted and painful for so many. In light of Defense Secretary Gates’ statement from 30 June, however, that his department is looking at ways to enforce the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law from 1993 more selectively, with a view to its eventual repeal by Congress, now seems like as good a time as any to talk about gays in the military. Continue reading “All Tell – No Ask”
Ending Don’t Ask-Don’t Tell would open the door to endless lawsuits, detrimental PC-ification of military promotions, and wholly unnecessary social advocacy challenges to military family life.