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10/23/2007

5 more for gays in combat boots

by Jeremy Hooper

DadtmonkFive more Democratic House members -- Representatives Al Green (D-TX), Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL), Ron Klein (D-FL), Patrick J. Murphy (D-PA) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) -- have signed on to the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"-repealing Military Readiness Enhancement Act (H.R. 1246), bringing the total number of co-sponsors to 136:

Five Additional Lawmakers Co-Sponsor Legislation to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" [SLDN Press Release]

It remains to be seen exactly how many members of Congress we'll need on board before the noxious stench of inequality is finally wiped from the nation's barracks. Though for the sake of those servicemembers who have to fear both roadside bombs and a fellow soldier interpreting their sibilant 's' to be an admission of their 'moness, we sincerely hope we'll reach the tipping point sooner rather than later.

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