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S.3065 The Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 03, 2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

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  • 76% of users support S.3065

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • This bill would immediately halt the discharges of gay and lesbian service members and allow for the eventual repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy” banning gays from serving openly in the military. More information on the bill and its prospects can be found at this OpenCongress blog post.

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    • Association of Flight Attendants

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    • American Ethical Union

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    • Servicemembers Legal Defense Network

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    • Human Rights Campaign

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    • Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism

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    • Family Research Council

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On May 28, 2010, by LibertarianLady - I can almost guarantee there were plenty of gays serving right along with you; They were just in the closet.

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      As noted by LibertarianLady, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 28, 2010, "I can almost guarantee there were plenty of gays serving right along with you; They were just in the closet."
    • On June 24, 2010, by dankennedy73 - Times have change, and yes we have to change with them. Gays and lesbians have just as much stake in our freedom as the rest of us, so they should have the same right to defend that freedom.

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      As noted by dankennedy73, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 24, 2010, "Times have change, and yes we have to change with them. Gays and lesbians have just as much stake in our freedom as the rest of us, so they should have the same right to defend that freedom."
    • On September 30, 2010, by Justin_Hicks - What you have to remember is that many people in this country oppose the straight lifestyle; we don't want to know who their lovers are, but many straights feel they have to let everyone know. The "in your face" aspect of this issue is what turns off a lot of people. That works both ways just so you know.

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      As noted by Justin_Hicks, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 30, 2010, "What you have to remember is that many people in this country oppose the straight lifestyle; we don't want to know who their lovers are, but many straights feel they have to let everyone know. The "in your face" aspect of this issue is what turns off a lot of people. That works both ways just so you know."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Night song of a fish - "Don't Ask Don't Tell" Repeal: Yet More Fun ... - December 18, 2010 by Night song of a fish - The Senate lists them under "Legislation & Records" - "Recent Floor Activity," by date and debate number (the Senate debates are numbered S.3065, S.4022, and S.4023). They can also be found under the titles "Don't Ask Don&#

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      As noted by Night song of a fish on December 18, 2010, "The Senate lists them under "Legislation & Records" - "Recent Floor Activity," by date and debate number (the Senate debates are numbered S.3065, S.4022, and S.4023). They can also be found under the titles "Don't Ask Don&#" (http://nitesongofafish.livejournal.com/9401.html)
    • nuarc - Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." - December 14, 2010 by nuarc - On March 3, 2010, Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) introduced S. 3065, the "Military Readiness Enhancement Act." I am an original cosponsor of this legislation which would: o Prohibit the U.S. Armed Forces from discriminating based on ...

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      As noted by nuarc on December 14, 2010, "On March 3, 2010, Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) introduced S. 3065, the "Military Readiness Enhancement Act." I am an original cosponsor of this legislation which would: o Prohibit the U.S. Armed Forces from discriminating based on ..." (http://blog.daum.net/_blog/hdn/ArticleContentsView.do?blogid=07mnr&articleno=5095124&looping=0&longOpen=)
    • H.R.6520: Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 - U.S. Congress ... - December 13, 2010 by Open Congress : Top 20 Bills Most Written... - Supporting Bill, Supporting Representative. S.3454 National Defense Auth... 2 · H.R.1283 Military Readiness En... 2 · S.3065 Military Readiness En... 2 · H.R.1207 Federal Reserve Trans... 2 · H.R.17 Citizens' Self-Defens. ..

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      As noted by Open Congress : Top 20 Bills Most Written... on December 13, 2010, "Supporting Bill, Supporting Representative. S.3454 National Defense Auth... 2 · H.R.1283 Military Readiness En... 2 · S.3065 Military Readiness En... 2 · H.R.1207 Federal Reserve Trans... 2 · H.R.17 Citizens' Self-Defens. .." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h6520/show)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Joe Mirabella: Sit-in at McCain's AZ Office to Protest Don't Ask Don't Tell - April 26, 2010 by Huffington Post - ...this devastating law. I am also urging you as your constituent to become a co-sponsor to the Military Readiness Enhancement Act S.3065, which was introduced to the Senate on March 3, 2010. Thank you for your time and I look forward to speaking with you.

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      As noted by Huffington Post on April 26, 2010, "...this devastating law. I am also urging you as your constituent to become a co-sponsor to the Military Readiness Enhancement Act S.3065, which was introduced to the Senate on March 3, 2010. Thank you for your time and I look forward to speaking with you." (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joe-mirabella/sit-in-at-mccains-az-offi_b_552576.html)
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