Lieberman Introduces Bill To End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 6:18 PM EST) -- A group of senators led by Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., has introduced a bill to repeal the controversial policy banning openly gay individuals from serving in the U.S. military.

The Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2010, which was introduced Wednesday, seeks to replace the Clinton-era “don't ask, don't tell” policy with a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

“The bottom line is that we have a volunteer military,” Lieberman said. “If Americans want to serve, they ought to have the right to be considered...
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