Dnd “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Sign here—+spread word?

Via Waylon Lewis
on May 24, 2010
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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was a well-intentioned, flawed compromise in the right direction with unintended consequences. It’s time to move beyond it and toward real equality for our women and men in service.

President Obama’s sworn to do away with it. Now’s the time:

Click below to add your name to the list:

Via our fave Senator here in Colorado, Mark Udall:

It’s time to end “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

This week, the Senate Armed Services Committee, a committee on which I sit, will be marking up the annual, must-pass Defense Authorization bill, and some of my colleagues and I will be submitting an amendment to include the full repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” If our amendment passes, the likelihood of repeal this year increases dramatically.

That’s why I’m launching an emergency petition that I will be taking into the markup session, to show my colleagues the depth and breadth of support for repeal — encouraging them to do the right thing and include the amendment in the bill we send to the floor for final passage. But I need your help, because it will be a very close vote.

Please sign my emergency petition to the Senate Armed Services Committee in support of the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” right now, before the Wednesday deadline!

Click below, you’ll be taken to Senator Udall’s site:


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “Dnd “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Sign here—+spread word?”

  1. Thanks for posting this.
    DADT needs to go!

  2. Nick Dragonir says:


  3. long wigs says:

    It’s time to move beyond it and toward real equality for our women and men in service

  4. While I consider myself a pragmatist–generally thinking it's better to compromise than to make a hard moral stand and end up accomplishing nothing, DADT is kind of a textbook example of a compromise gone bad. It needs to go.