DADT repeal vote imminent

According to some DC sources via Twitter, the House vote on the standalone DADT repeal should be around 3 p.m. but it may come up earlier, so keep your eyes and ears onCSPAN’s live stream.

In a related story, Lt. Dan Choi, who became one of the public faces of DADT, was hospitalized in a Veteran’s Administration mental health facility yesterday. Choichose to make his breakdown and hospitalization public via email:

I did not initially want to publicize this but I now realize it is critical for our community to know several things: veterans gay or straight carry human burdens, Activists share similar burdens, no activist should be portrayed as super human, and the failures of government and national lobbying carry consequences far beyond the careers and reputations of corporate leaders, elected officials, High powered lobbyists, or political elites. They ruin lives.


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