Andrew Sullivan Asks A Question of Obama.

How many gay people have you personally fired this past month for the sole crime of their sexual orientation?

Don't Ask, Don't Tell continues to terrorize our soldiers, and makes our country less safe. From Wikipedia:

In the fiscal years since the policy was first introduced (1993), the military has discharged over 13,000 troops from the military under DADT.[17][18] Statistics on the number of persons discharged per year:

Year Coast Guard Marines Navy Army Air Force Total
1994 0 36 258 136 187 617
1995 15 69 269 184 235 772
1996 12 60 315 199 284 870
1997 10 78 413 197 309 1,007
1998 14 77 345 312 415 1,163
1999 12 97 314 271 352 1,046
2000 19 104 358 573 177 1,231
2001* 1,273
2002* 906
2003* 787
2004 15 59 177 325 92 668
2005 16 75 177 386 88 742
2006* 612
Total 113 655 2,626 2,583 2,139 11,694

*Breakdown of discharges by service branch not available

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