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Marriage

Watch: Thomas Roberts Talks To Gay Vet Who Challenged Romney On Marriage

by David Badash ● 12:43 PM December 13, 2011
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MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts today spoke with Bob Garon, the gay, married, Vietnam veteran who spoke to Romney about same-sex marriage at a New Hampshire diner.

Marriage

Watch: Gay Vietnam Veteran Confronts Romney On Gay Marriage (Video)

by David Badash ● 1:28 PM December 12, 2011
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In New Hampshire today, a gay Vietnam vet challenged Mitt Romney over gay marriage. Mitt Romney lost. Watch.

News

Occupy Oakland Hero Iraq War Vet Scott Olsen Speaks On His Return

by David Badash ● 5:03 PM November 29, 2011
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Occupy Oakland hero Scott Olsen, an Iraq War veteran who was critically injured by Oakland Police, speaks in this interview about his attack, and his recovery.

News

Occupy: Oakland Cops Critically Wound Iraq War Vet The Iraq War Didn’t

by David Badash ● 6:04 PM October 26, 2011
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Oakland cops threw tear gas & used rubber bullets on the crowd of Occupy Wall Street movement protestors. Tuesday night they critically injured an Iraq War veteran.

Civil Rights

DADT: Gay 88-Year Old WWII Vet Speaks On Repeal Of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

by David Badash ● 1:28 PM September 20, 2011
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Jack Strouss, a gay 88-year old WW II veteran speaking at a ceremony marking repeal of DADT says his fellow soldiers all knew he was gay, and had no problem with it.

Don't Ask Don't Tell

Gay DADT-Discharged Vet Delivers Petition To Only Dem Senator Who Voted To Keep DADT

by David Badash ● 6:50 PM December 15, 2010
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You remember newly-minted West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, the only Democratic Senator who voted against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal? Manchin, after the vote, claimed he just didn’t know what to do, how to vote, because he had only been in office a short time. “As a Senator of just three weeks, I have not [...]