Senate nears a vote on gays in the military
Next week, the Senate will vote on repealing the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. Recent lawsuits have challenged the policy, but opponents of repealing "don't ask, don't tell" fear that openly gay service members would harm the morale and readiness of the United States military.
- David Hall: Former U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant who was forced to resign after 20 years of service under the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. He currently serves as development director & information technology manager of Servicemembers Legal Defense Network.
- Leo Shane: Capitol Hill reporter, Stars and Stripes.