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Tuesday, 21 September 2010 15:26
US Senate: Don't Say, Don't Tell, Don't Vote On Gays In Military
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Summary: The US Senate today failed to muster sufficient vote to stop the filibuster on the military bill that includes the don't ask, don't tell repeal provision.

For now, it is "Don't ask, don't tell, don't vote"

 

With US elections in front of Congress, the US Senate on Tuesday voted against taking up a major military bill which also includes a controversial provision that would repeal the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law that passed during the Clinton administration regarding gay soldiers.

Senate Republicans voted unanimously to block debate on the bill.  The vote was 56 to 43, short of the 60 votes required to overcome filibuster and to vote on the legislation.  short of the 60 votes needed to overcome a  filibuster and to take up the bill.

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