CNN: “Senate votes to repeal ban on gays openly serving in military”

By the CNN Wire Staff
December 18, 2010 4:09 p.m. EST

“Washington (CNN) — The military’s prohibition of openly gay people serving within its ranks is one step closer to ending, after the Senate voted Saturday to repeal the armed forces’ “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

Eight Republicans and independent Joe Lieberman of Connecticut joined the chamber’s Democrats to back the legislation, which passed by a 65-31 margin. The bill needed a simple majority — meaning support from 51 of the Senate’s 100 members — to pass.”

Read the rest of the article: http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/12/18/senate.dadt/index.html?hpt=T1&iref=BN1

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One Response to CNN: “Senate votes to repeal ban on gays openly serving in military”

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