The Costs of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
By Lawrence J. Korb
With U.S. military and public opinion now firmly in opposition to “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” it is time to put an end to this outdated, discriminatory policy—before it imposes further costs on our budget and our national security.
- Event Video: Rep. Ellen Tauscher and Dr. Nathaniel Frank discussed “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” at the Center for American Progress Action Fund on March 2. Watch the full event video here.
- ThinkProgress Interviews Rep. Tauscher: Time Is Right To Repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Watch the interview here.
There is also an interview with Tammy Baldwin here.
Pushing for Equality
This week, religious leaders, policymakers, and others are pushing for marriage equality across the country. Two new CAP columns highlight prominent issues.
- A Look at the Benefits Denied Same-Sex Couples by Ben Furnas and Josh Rosenthal
- Actions Religious Leaders Are Taking by Sarah Dreier