Broad support for repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'
Americans express widespread support for allowing gay people to serve in the military ¿ whether openly or not. Three-quarters say gay men and lesbians should be permitted in the armed forces even if they disclose their sexual orientation.
SOURCE: This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone Feb. 4-8, 2010. | Tobey/The Washington Post - February 12, 2010
75% back letting gays serve openly Article | Three-quarters of Americans say that they support openly gay people serving in the U.S. military, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, a finding that could lend momentum to the Obama administration's effort to dismantle the policy known as "don't ask, don't tell."