President Obama Signs Historic ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal Bill

President Obama signs the bill repealing the ban of gays and lesbians serving openly in the military. The bill, commonly known as "Don't Ask, Don't tell" will go into effect as soon as the certification process finishes. Photo by Patsy Lynch

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 — President Barack Obama today signed “Don’t Act, Don’t Tell” repeal legislation to create a path for lesbian, gay and bisexual service members to serve openly in the military. The Senate passed the measure on Dec. 18.


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