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Old 05-10-2012, 06:48 AM
 
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Interesting watching Romney stating a marriage should be between a man and a women, does the US constitution state that marriage is only between men and women ?

If he 's that strong on the subject will he bring back DADT for the US Military ?
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Old 05-10-2012, 06:55 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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Homosexuals have served in military forces siince the beginning and the will until the end of time. There are far more important things to fuss about.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:58 AM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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Bill Clinton was interviewed on CSPAN a few weeks ago about his stance on homosexuals in the military. During this interview he stated that the first time a gay soldier is killed by "friendly fire" there will be an outcry from the gay community claiming it was done deliberately and demanding an investigation. One can only imagine the problems that will ensue.........
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:00 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Interesting watching Romney stating a marriage should be between a man and a women, does the US constitution state that marriage is only between men and women ?

If he 's that strong on the subject will he bring back DADT for the US Military ?
Is he?
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:05 AM
 
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Interesting watching Romney stating a marriage should be between a man and a women, does the US constitution state that marriage is only between men and women ?

If he 's that strong on the subject will he bring back DADT for the US Military ?
I doubt it. Romney is the kind of person that would be for or against DADT or gay marriage, depending on the office he is running for, just like Obama. Obama supporting gay marriage was, coincidentally, after pro-LGBT groups threatened to not contribute to his campaign to the tune of millions of dollars. Obama was for gay marriage before he was against it before he was for it again. Again, the pattern was his stance depended on what office he was running for. If you also didn't notice, Obama left an "escape clause" in his statement when he said that he was for gay marriage, but he'd let the states decide. In other words, he's creating an emergency exit in case this blows up in his face, since most people know the Democrats could give a rat's ass about states' rights
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:07 AM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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If he listens to the religious right then yes he will try to repeal it.
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Old 05-16-2012, 11:10 AM
 
Location: Gone
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He might try, that is if he were elected and since he won't be it does not matter
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Old 09-17-2012, 07:06 PM
 
Location: West Egg
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Not a chance -- the votes in the Senate simply are not there. DADT repeal easily passed the Senate 65-31.

Nor is the political will there. You'll notice that the GOP is generally downplaying gay issues these days. They put them in the platform, but they're not talking about them. They know which way the wind is blowing.

Besides, on this one-year anniversary of the effective repeal of DADT, their dire warnings of a collapse of unit cohesion and the other nonsense they insisted would happen have been proven utterly bogus.

Verdict on 1 year of gays serving openly in military: limited problems, lots of success | StarTribune.com
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