Rep. Patrick Murphy on Repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Chris Geidner has been following this closely:
On a 250-175 vote, and with 15 Republicans supporting the measure, the House of Representatives -- in a chamber temprorarily presided over by Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) -- passed a stand-alone bill aimed at the repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy on Wednesday, Dec. 15.
(D-PA) Rep. Patrick Murphy's standalone bill to repeal "Don't Ask Don't Tell" is getting a vote:
Last May, the House overwhelmingly passed an amendment by Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-PA) to the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2011 (HR 5136) Read more...
Barney Frank responded to critics of the repeal of DADT, calling it a distraction that could cost lives. As Frank Rightfully pointed out, “The maintenance of this policy is the distraction.”
'Don't ask, don't tell' passes handily in House of Read more...