Call the Hill Now
SLDN sent action alerts to repeal advocates nationwide on May 25, urging them to contact their Representatives and Senators just two days before key votes in the House and Senate:
In a step forward in the fight to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the White House announced Monday night that it supports legislative repeal in 2010. If passed, the DADT repeal amendment proposed by Senator Joseph Lieberman and Congressman Patrick Murphy would enable the President and the Pentagon to create a new policy of open service for gay and lesbian service members.
This breakthrough sets the stage for the first-ever vote on repeal this week.
But the fight is not won yet. With critical votes in the Senate Armed Services Committee and the House floor in the next 24-72 hours, we need your help to reach a winning vote.
Call your representative today and say that the time to vote for repeal is now.
We would not have made this historic progress without your support, and the leadership of Senators Lieberman, Levin, and Congressman Murphy.
Now it's our turn to keep up the pressure until we get enough votes to lift the ban. Help push us over the top.
Call your representative today.
Advocates like you have worked for years to end this disgraceful law. Now we stand on the verge of finally doing just that.
The cost of losing now will almost certainly mean yet another year or more of DADT discrimination.
Our gay and lesbian service members are counting on you to keep up the call for repeal at this decisive hour.
SLDN Executive Director