I'm in. It's time that DADT is abolished for good. Besides us, these blogs are also participating: Pam Spaulding, Pam's House Blend, Michelangelo S
February 16, 2010

I'm in. It's time that DADT is abolished for good.

Besides us, these blogs are also participating: Pam Spaulding, Pam's House Blend, Michelangelo Signorile, Sirius OutQ & the Gist, Markos Moulitsas, DailyKos. Andy Towle, TowleRoad, Joe Jervis, Joe My God, Bil Browning & Phil Reese, Bilerico, Taylor Marsh, TaylorMarsh.com, David Mixner, DavidMixner.com, and Dan Savage, Slog

We need leadership from the White House to get the repeal of DADT. The President can include repeal language in the Defense budget he sends to Capitol Hill. There's still time for that. In addition, Servicemembers United have crafted a repeal plan that would meet the needs of all the key players. If Obama wants the repeal in his budget, the Senate Armed Services Chair, Carl Levin, can include the language in his Committee's Defense Authorization bill. That way, the repeal can be moved in a way that doesn't require overcoming a 60-vote filibuster. It can be done. It should be done.

Here's some contact info:

HRC Front Desk: (202) 628-4160

TTY: (202) 216-1572

Toll-Free: (800) 777-4723

HRC Web site comment page.

General membership email at hrc: membership@hrc.org

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