Friday, May 8, 2009

Military Ejects Gay Arabic Linguist


Via Daily Kos

Dan Choi, a West Point graduate and officer in the Army National Guard who is fluent in Arabic and who returned recently from Iraq, received notice today that the military is about to fire him. Why? Because he came out of the closet as a gay man on national television.

And as is pointed out:

...a soon-to-be-released study by a group of experts in military law will show that “President Obama does, in fact, have stroke-of-the-pen authority to suspend gay discharges.”

Get out your pen, President Obama.

Also see: Obama To Fire FIrst Gay Arabic Lingust

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