Tagged: don’t ask don’t tell

Poll: 75% back gays in military

A Washington Post-ABC News polls shows three-quarters of Americans say they approve of gays serving openly in the military.  Political science Professor Graham Wilson, author of “Only in America? American Politics in Comparative Perspective,” says it reflects the fact that American society was becoming more tolerant while our politics were becoming less so. “While candidates were […]

SCOTUS upholds “don’t ask”

The Supreme Court has upheld the “don’t ask, don’t tell” Pentagon policy barring gays and lesbians from openly serving in the military, deciding not to hear an appeal of a lower court’s rejection of a challenge to the 1993 law.  School of Law Professor Robert Volk, an authority on gay-rights law, can discuss the legal […]