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Should gays be allowed to serve openly in the military?

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AngiDas

Asked by AngiDas at 8:46 AM on Nov. 18, 2008 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I think if a person gay or straight is in the armed forces protecting our country they should have the same rights as those they are protecting, their sexual preference has got nothing to do with their ability to be trained to preform a job or duty, which is why ppl are protesting as we speak, we call ourselves the home of the free, but are we really? yes, we can be free if we agree with every law thats wrote, it goes back to prop 8, i just don't understand why it bothers so many ppl to vote against it, does it threaten your own marriage or what?

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:37 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • yeah
    bonnie-jo

    Answer by bonnie-jo at 8:55 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • Absolutely. And they always have. This is not a "new" issue. The only difference is that right now it is not open. The military is a job and like any other job you preform your duties. Your personal life has nothing to do with the work you are doing.
    frogdawg

    Answer by frogdawg at 8:56 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • no
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:57 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • of course. they're there anyway. duh.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:00 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • Of course they should. Being gay doesn't make you less of a Patriot nor does it make you less capable of doing anything.
    mizkaye

    Answer by mizkaye at 9:23 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • yes.
    JumpingHoops

    Answer by JumpingHoops at 9:31 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • Um, yes.
    21stCenturyMom

    Answer by 21stCenturyMom at 9:40 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • Frogdawg:The military is a job and like any other job you preform------ From that, I assume you haven't been in the military?    " Junior EMs are usually billeted in roughly 300 square foot, four-man rooms; junior NCOs get similar sized two-man rooms. They all share common latrine and shower facilities."


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    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:45 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • No.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 9:59 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

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