December 3, 2010 10:13 AM

Commentary: Murdered soldier's parents know 'don't ask, don't tell' is wrong

An adequate adjective doesn’t exist to describe this husband and wife’s Tuesday. The word would have to capture too much: The unrelenting trauma of their son’s murder. Nearly a dozen years of pleading unsuccessfully with military leaders and Congress to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.” And their plain-spoken yet consistent drive to push back ignorance about gays and lesbians.

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