Discrimination Against The Brave

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Discrimination Against The Brave “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” has caused a big controversy. For 17 years there has been a ban on gay military members. Over the years this issue has caused large debate in the legal system, in the lives of military members and civilians. Arguments wanting to keep don’t ask don’t tell in effect for our service members have been known for having this belief based on personal reasons and discrimination. More arguments wanting to keep this ban is allowing openly gay troops in the military will invite illicit behavior, and having gays openly in the military will invade troops privacy with living arrangements and open showers. Americans against don’t ask don’t tell have many reasons for their point of view and more backup to support their reasoning. Some consider don't ask don't tell to be unconstitutional. Many people against don't ask don't tell believe it takes away rights and is unfair to people fighting for our rights. Ones sexual orientation doesn't effect their work performance. Personally I feel that someones sexual orientation should have nothing to do with their work environment. Completely banning don't ask don't tell would give gay military members the same rights as everyone else (like marriage benefits) it would decrease discrimination and not bring personal life into the work environment, and it would stop dishonorable discharge from homosexual conduct which would stop loss of money from wasteful training and schooling spent on the military member. One of the reasons why Americans would like to keep don't ask don't tell is because of personal reasons and discrimination. Andrew Webb says “Those who object to repealing don't ask don't tell reveal an inability to see the greater good”(no page). Americans who support don't ask don't tell because of personal reasons find other ways to back up their beliefs with
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