YAL in Action

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Tag: Don’t ask don’t tell
  • Straight shooters and the GOP debate

    The behavior of the GOP debate audience — which as a whole has not impressed lately — caused a stir again on Sept. 22, when members of the crowd booed after a video question submitted by a gay serviceman was shown. The soldier, Stephen Hill, mentioned that he “had to lie about who [he] was” …

  • Pro-state “Peaceniks”: The betrayal of the formerly anti-war left

    In addition to the paramount cause of peace, the anti-state, counterculture movement of the 1960s placed a high emphasize on liberty. The movement was successful in removing legal sanctions depriving gays, blacks, women, and other historically oppressed groups of their natural rights. Yet the New Left also promoted moral relativism, bizarre “religious” practices, and dehumanizing cultural hedonism. Today, the establishment left promotes the sexual revolution, plant-worship, and socialism  full-throttle while …

  • Human rights now, not later.

    President Obama made a committment  to the Human Rights Campaign to end the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. The policy disallows anyone who… “demonstrates a propensity or intent to engage in homosexual acts” from serving in the armed forces of the United States, because “it would create an unacceptable risk to the high standards of …