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July 16, 2009

Iraq war vet turned congressman mounts campaign to repeal DADT

Rep. Patrick Murphy, an Iraq war veteran and Democratic member of Congress from Pennsylvania, says it is time to end the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy.  "We can not afford to wait any longer" for the policy's repeal, Murphy said in a recent appearance at the National Press Club in Washington. "Now is the time to change this, when our military is stretched so thin" with wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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