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Obama signs 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal

 


President Barack Obama signs the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 this morning during a ceremony at the Interior Department in Washington. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California. is at center, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada is at right. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

WASHINGTON — Declaring that members of the military will no longer be asked to lie, President Barack Obama fulfilled a campaign promise this morning and signed a landmark law repealing the ban on gay men and women serving openly in the armed services.

"This is a good day," a beaming Obama said. "Th...



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