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# Don't Ask Don't Tell

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No 'magic drug circle' but gardaí will use 'discretion' outside city injection centres
The location of the centre in Dublin will not be known until the end of next month.
This teenager made excellently sarcastic FAQ cards to give to relatives during the holidays
A hero walks among us.
US presidential hopeful Perry's latest ad causes split in his own campaign
In the campaign spot, Perry attacks Barack Obama’s repealing of a law outlawing open homosexuality in the military but it hasn’t gone down well even in his own campaign.
US military to officially repeal ban on openly gay personnel
The Pentagon says it is ready for the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy concerning gays serving openly in the military, which has been in place for almost two decades, to come to an end.
Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court
A panel of judges has ruled the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ban on open homosexuality must end immediately.
US lawmakers attempt to block openly gay military service
Amendments to a defence bill aim to maintain the ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy, which bans openly gay military service. The recognition of same-sex unions in the military is also under attack.
US Senate approves repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy
Historic vote means ban on allowing openly gay and lesbian people from serving in the US military will be dropped.
US military now accepting gay soldiers
Pentagon appeals decision to reverse “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy banning openly gay recruits.