Politics & Government

February 2, 2010 7:15 PM

Top military officer: Ending ban on gays 'right thing to do'

The nation's top military officer told Congress Tuesday that gay men and lesbians should be allowed to serve openly in the military, the strongest endorsement ever by the nation's military leadership for overturning the law that excludes them from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.

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