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Servicemembers United

Statement on the Introduction of Stand-Alone DADT Repeal Bill in the House of Representatives

WASHINGTON - Servicemembers United, the nation's largest organization of gay and lesbian troops and veterans,
issued the following statement today regarding the introduction of a
stand-alone bill to repeal the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law in the House
of Representatives:

swift introduction of an identical repeal bill in the House shows that
continued efforts to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' this year are
still very much alive and the process is moving forward," said
Alexander Nicholson, Executive Director of Servicemembers United and a former U.S. Army interrogator who was discharged under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
"We are especially grateful to Speaker Pelosi, Leader Hoyer, and
Congressman Murphy for their commitment to drive on despite temporary
setbacks in the Senate."

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