Saturday, May 05, 2007

Perspective: Troops weigh in on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Recent polls indicate that while the civilian world is more supportive of allowing homosexuals to serve openly in the military, servicemembers are less so.

Fifty-five percent of civilians surveyed in a March 2007 Harris Poll agreed homosexuals should be allowed to serve openly.

An October 2006 Zogby International poll of military members, however, showed that 26 percent agreed with the idea of gays and lesbians serving openly, 37 percent disagreed, and 32 percent were neutral.

Read the rest at Stars and Stripes