'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Comes Out of the Closet

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At a gay rights dinner on Saturday night, President Obama repeated a promise he made during last year's campaign, to revoke Bill Clinton's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. Now, from the Pentagon's highest levels comes a call for repeal of the ban against homosexuals in the military. An article for the Joint Chiefs of Staff says there's "no scientific evidence" that gays and lesbians damage morale."

Credits

Guests:
Bryan Bender - Politico - @BryanDBender, James Bowman - Ethics and Public Policy Center - @JamesVBowman, Nathaniel Frank - Senior Fellow, UC Santa Barbara's Palm Center, Nan Hunter - Georgetown University Law Center

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner