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Pentagon Gives Green Light To Recruitment Of People Who Are Openly Homosexual

October 26, 2010 by  

Pentagon gives green light to recruitment of people who are openly homosexualIn a dramatic reversal of a decades-long practice, the Pentagon announced on Oct. 19 that it will start processing applications of candidates for service who admit to being gay. 

The move comes as a result of the recent ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Phillips, which stated that the "don't ask, don't tell" act — passed by Congress in 1993 — is unConstitutional. She also issued an injunction against its enforcement.

Douglas Smith, spokesman for United States Army Recruiting Command based at Fort Knox, Ky., said that "[we are] going to follow the law, whatever the law is at the time," quoted by The Associated Press.

However, due to the uncertainty over the duration of the injunction, which is being fueled by the expectation that the Federal government will appeal it, legal experts have warned candidates to exercise caution when enlisting.

"During this interim period, servicemembers must not come out and recruits should use caution if choosing to sign up," said executive director of the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network Aubrey Sarvis.

"The bottom line [is] if you come out now, it can be used against you in the future by the Pentagon," he added.

Among the first former servicemembers to try to re-enlist was Lieutenant Dan Choi, an Iraq war veteran, West Point graduate and Arabic speaker, who was discharged under "don't ask, don't tell." 

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  • Jane

    Even more horror – Daily Mail just exposed insanity :

    US LGBT are jubilant/triumphant in-your-face:

    “Obama appointed already 150 of us cf. ONLY 140 for 8yrs by Clinton!!! ”

    US Citizens, are you comatose or what ?

    —————————–

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1323934/Why-White-House-turning-slightly-pink-Obama-appoints-openly-gay-officials-U-S-president.html?ito=feeds-newsxml#ixzz13Zo6H8aP

    Why the White House is turning slightly pink: Obama appoints more openly gay officials than any other U.S. president

    By Mail Foreign Service
    Last updated at 5:52 PM on 26th October 2010

    Boost: The gay and lesbian community are among President Obama’s strongest supporters

    President Barack Obama has appointed more openly gay officials than any other president in U.S. history, it has been revealed.

    Gay activists say the estimate of more than 150 appointments so far surpasses the previous high of about 140 reached during two full terms under President Bill Clinton.

    . . .

  • http://http/aol.com john littlefield

    when i was in service if you were gay you were booted out of the service now it is a joke since going pink.

  • Dr. James Allen Hampton

    Question regarding USA Standard Law—
    Now, USA Standard Law declares and decrees—”Don’t ask possible new recruits to our USA Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and other such branches…if they are Lesbian/Gay/Bi-sexual/Trans-gendered…these sexually oriented peoples…are not to tell if they are practicing these types of homosexuality or sodomy or adultery or in other words…breaking one of the declared and decreed 10 commandments (please see EXODUS 20 & GALATIANS 5…GENESIS 1 through REVELATION 22). These possible recruits are not to tell, admit or confess or come out of their secret sex closets to declare/decree or state if they are not heterosexual (1 man to 1 woman). Would a similar question be fair and reasonable to ask: Are you currently practicing adultery, fornication, uncleanness or lasciviousness in a heterosexual act with 1 woman or 1 man? GALATIANS 5:20 in our Holy Bible is now being broken…are you a practicing idol-worshipper, witchcraft (Wicca witchcraft is allowed & so-called chaplains for warlocks & witches), hater, variant, emulator, person in wrath, strife, seditions, and heresies that our Holy Bible denounces…plus GALATIANS 5:21 which also denounces envyers, murderers, drunkards, revellers, and such…GALATIANS 5:22 & 23 declares and decrees…they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God! We must practice and tell others that we practice love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, hope, meekness, and temperance…Should an application form for service to our USA also include a checklist of these qualities alongwith are you a male or a female? Check it out! Thanks for 235 years of American liberty and freedom of speech. We love all of our US Veterans and American peoples…saints & sinners alike…Jesus does too.

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