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Obama’s Gay Pride: ‘ I couldn’t be prouder’ to repeal DADT and allow gays to openly serve in the US military

Posted in homosexuality, Obama with tags , , , , , , , on December 22, 2010 by saynsumthn

Speaking in the Interior Department’s auditorium, at Wednesday’s signing of the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” Obama said ,

“I couldn’t be prouder,” Obama said.

Obama hailed the “courage and vision” of Defense Secretary Robert Gates and praised Gates and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, who advocated changing the law.

No longer will tens of thousands of Americans in uniform be asked to live a lie, or look over their shoulder in order to serve the country that they love,” Obama said.

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