Obama to sign repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'
December 22nd, 2010
08:03 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama to sign repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'

(CNN) - President Obama will sign the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 into law Wednesday, ending a policy enacted in 1993 that banned openly gay and lesbian soldiers from military service.

The changes won't be immediate, possibly taking several months to implement, the White House has said.
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  1. Dutch/Bad Newz, VA

    Today is a historic day for this country and for my generation. Discrimination by any other name is still discrimination. Congratulations Congress for steeping into the 21st century.

    December 22, 2010 08:49 am at 8:49 am |
  2. Four and More

    Thank you, Mr. President, for upholding this campaign promise to the American people, making a historical civil rights accomplishment. Well done!

    December 22, 2010 09:33 am at 9:33 am |