Democrats make concerted push on ‘don’t ask’ repeal, DREAM Act

Here’s an idea attach it to the give away to the rich bill Obama sold us out on.

While we are at it attach Abortion Funding, High Speed Rail and Repeal of DOMA to it as well.

Load that motherfucker down with every single piece progressive legislation we can imagine.

From Raw Story:  http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/12/democrats-concerted-push-dadt-repeal-dream-act/

By Sahil Kapur
Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 — 4:25 pm

In a series of moves one day after cutting a deal with Republicans on tax cuts, the White House and Democratic leaders made a concerted push to advance repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” and pass the DREAM Act in the lame-duck session.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on Wednesday morning announced a procedural vote on a defense authorization bill that reverses “don’t ask, don’t tell,” the 1990s-era law forbidding gays from serving openly in the military.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs told reporters Wednesday that Democrats are “very, very close” to repealing the policy, a position that gibes with military leaders and soldiers.

“We’ve had important endorsements over the past few days, and I think in many ways as a result of the process and the survey that the Pentagon issued last week, the president is hopeful and encouraging Democrats and Republicans to get behind that,” Gibbs said.

Continue reading at:   http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/12/democrats-concerted-push-dadt-repeal-dream-act/

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