Senate Panel Votes To End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Law360, New York (May 27, 2010, 7:23 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Senate panel has voted to bring an end to the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that requires gays who serve in the U.S. military to keep their sexual orientation to themselves.

In a 16-12 vote, the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday moved to repeal the 1993 law and allow gays in the armed forces to serve openly. The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to review a similar provision late Thursday and the bill still needs to be considered by the full Senate....
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