House Sends Stand-Alone DADT Repeal To Senate

Law360, New York (December 15, 2010, 6:24 PM EST) -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to send a bill repealing the military's "don't ask, don't tell" ban on openly gay members to the Senate, where supporters see it as the last chance this year for Congress to legislate an end to the policy, rather than leave its fate to the courts.

H.R. 2965, the legislative vehicle to repeal the 17-year-old policy, passed by a vote of 250 to 175.

“It's been a long time coming, but it's time for us to act,” said Speaker...
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