Obama Officially Takes Down 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Law360, New York (December 22, 2010, 12:31 PM EST) -- The military's “don't ask, don't tell” policy on openly gay service members was officially repealed Wednesday, as President Barack Obama signed a bill into law that would end legal and political struggles to overturn the policy and begin the months-long process of fully implementing the new rules.

Obama signed H.R. 2965, the Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010, into law in front of a cheering crowd Wednesday, accompanied by chief sponsors and supporters of the bill, including Sens. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., Susan Collins, R-Maine,...
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