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Why Gays Shouldn't Serve.

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Why Gays Shouldn't Serve The subject of Gays in the military has been debated over many times by many people. When dealing with whether or not gays should be allowed in the military the simple question of, Do they want to be in the military?, must be answered. After this question is answered you can begin analyzing the problem. The answer to the question, Do gays want to be in the military, is an unquestioned Yes. Gays would be proud and determined to protect this beautiful country in which we live, but I am personally confused as to why they can't see how they may negatively influence the structure of our military. ...read more.


To change the minds of so many people, especially soldiers, would be near impossible. Gays are walking into not only a warpath between countries, but a civil warpath between straights and gays. For example, Joe Steffan was kicked out of Annapolis one week before graduation after revealing he was gay. Alan Schindler, another a gay man in the Navy was brutally murdered when some of his shipmates found out he was gay. Why would somebody set themselves up for such things? The answer is beyond me. If gays want to serve in the military, then they should at least request a separate gay or lesbian living quarters. This would make straight soldiers feel more comfortable and give them the ability to focus on their job. ...read more.


I don't see any arguments about that, it seems that the separation of men and women has become such an integral part of our society that we have come to take as a norm. Gays have already been given the opportunity to serve in the military. The only thing that is asked of them is to "not tell" anybody that they are gay. This is only for their personal protection and doesn't serve as any type of governmental prejudice as some gays might say. The "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy is a good policy that protects any gays that are already in the military. I don't want to know if they are gay and I don't think they want to know what I think about them, so why do they care? ...read more.

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