James Bowman

Ethics and Public Policy Center

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Resident scholar at the Ethics and Public Policy Center; author of Honor: A History and Media Madness: The Corruption of Our Political Culture

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made a historic announcement today when he  lifted the ban on women in combat , at the request of a unanimous Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Another Gender Barrier Is about to Come Down

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made a historic announcement today when he lifted the ban on women in combat , at the request of a unanimous Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Last month, Federal Judge Virginia Phillips  declared  that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" deprives gays and lesbians of equal rights under the Constitution, and further deprives the military…

'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' on a Legal Rollercoaster

Last month, Federal Judge Virginia Phillips declared that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" deprives gays and lesbians of equal rights under the Constitution, and further deprives the military…

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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.

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

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.

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