Once anyone has served our country in uniform with honor and dignity in an honest and genuine way, it becomes increasingly difficult for anyone to deny them the freedoms they fight to protect for all others.
Servicemembers United announced yesterday the release of a plan for repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law in 2010 that accomplishes the goals of both pro-repeal advocates, including the White House, and the senior Pentagon leadership.
At marriage counters all over the U.S., same-sex couples will again request marriage licenses at their local County Clerk's Offices and engage in other public-education outreach efforts to help raise awareness of the harms and impact the inability to marry causes on their families.
In truth, no immigration reform bill can be called “comprehensive” unless it includes all Americans, including those who are LGBT. This is recognized in the Reuniting Families Act (HR 2709), which includes LGBT families in addressing the broader immigration problem of family unification.