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Return Of The Ring

This is the best video ever. After seeing Harry Reid accept Dan Choi's West Point ring at Netroots Nation last summer, it is just poignant to see it returned. I got up at 6 am yesterday to watch the signing ceremony for the repeal of Don't Ask,

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This is the best video ever. After seeing Harry Reid accept Dan Choi's West Point ring at Netroots Nation last summer, it is just poignant to see it returned. I got up at 6 am yesterday to watch the signing ceremony for the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and it was sweet. I especially appreciated this declaration from the president:

"For we are not a nation that says, 'don't ask, don’t tell.' We are a nation that says, 'Out of many, we are one.'"

It's not over. There is much more to do, especially with Proposition 8 moving through the courts and DOMA still on the books. But it is a step forward -- an important one, and one to celebrate.

Lt. Dan Choi's most recent tweet is one I'm keeping to remind of what is yet left to do:

The next time I get a ring from a man, I expect it to be for full, equal, American marriage.

You betcha, Lt. Choi.

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