Gates calls for repeal of 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' before seating of new Congress

[JURIST] US Defense Secretary Robert Gates [official profile] called [press release] Sunday for Congress to repeal the military’s "Don’t Ask Don’t Tell" policy [10 USC 654; JURIST news archive] before the inauguration of the 112th Congress in January. Following Tuesday’s midterm elections [unofficial results], in which Republicans made significant gains in both houses of Congress, it is considered to be less likely that the legislation will pass [AP report] after the seating of the new members. In May, the…

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