Skip to comments.Most troops wouldn't oppose serving with gays, survey finds
Posted on 10/29/2010 10:19:37 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
A majority of active-duty and reserve service members surveyed by the Defense Department would not object to serving and living alongside openly gay troops, according to multiple people familiar with the findings.
The survey's results are expected to be included in a Pentagon report, due to President Obama on Dec. 1, regarding how the military would end enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" law that bans openly gay men and lesbians from serving in uniform.
Some troops surveyed - but not a majority - objected strongly to the idea of serving with gays and said they would quit the military if the policy changed, said the sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly share details of the survey.
Defense Department officials did not respond to requests for comment.
NBC News first reported Thursday evening on the survey's findings.
In July, the Pentagon sent a survey with dozens of questions to 400,000 active-duty and reserve troops. It asked whether they had ever shared a room or the showers with gay peers, and how they might act if a gay service member lived with a same-sex partner on base.
Military officials did not say how many troops completed the survey, but at least 103,000 had done so just days before it was due, according to the Pentagon. A similar survey was later sent to military spouses.
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This thread must be redlined on some homosexual/leftist website or something. Or someone pushing the homosexual on this thread alerted a little friend.
I'll bet you won't reveal your sexual preference. Just how did you know somebodies sexual preference if DADT was in force? Hmmmm? It was supposed to be kept secret, right? You're a joke. Marine, right.
You're wrong about the age thing. And some young people have been brainwashed into believing that homosexual behavior is "normal. It's not. It is an abnormal behavior. So is pedophilia, necrophilia and bestiality. They are ALL sexual behaviors. Still feel "enlightened"?
Thank you, mod.
The pro-homosexual “marine” has exited the building.
Bet it was a retread.
No doubt. Maybe a friend of someone posting on this thread.
Not sure it is possible, but his writing had a lisp.
Does calling it "gay" make it less vulgar. The reality is what you wish to avoid with your rainbow platitudes. I confront reality face on. IF you wish to push a delusion that is your business. The fact is that the ONLY thing that differentiates a "homosexual" from a normal person is how they choose to have sex...
When you push and or promote "gay" this or "gay" that you are pushing and or promoting disordered sex -GET IT?
EVERYTHING you are saying is premised upon the fact you wish people would ignore...
You noticed that too, eh?
(Courtesy ping to author).
Roses has posted a couple of times a pithy truth that goes something like this:
“It’s time to stop dressing up anal sodomy in flowery language.”
I say - high time!
I could not agree more. It is high time the promoters and the purveyors of poo poo are associated directly with and forced to acknowledge the smell -the stench, they attempt to impose upon society...
Well, being vulgar is being vulgar no matter who does it.
I’m annoyed when they bring vulgarity into mainstream discussion, and I’m just as annoyed when you do it.
Being annoying and disgusting in polite company is an equal opportunity endeavor, no one gets a pass, IMHO.
And after decades of research, there's still no evidence homosexuals are born with their same-sex attraction and plenty of evidence environment is a key factor.
Just sit back, cross your fingers, and hope disordered sex wins over reality? NO sense in getting dirty pushing poop?
Someone on the first page of the thread made the usual (and offensive) comparison between black people and homosexuals!
But people are are aggressively and quite nastily pushing homosexuals in the military are generally beyond hope.
But the lurkers may want to know the truth! Thank you for bringing that up.
It’s disordered to approve of anal sodomy but loathe the mention of it in public.
Those who promote the homosexual agenda usually gloss over the ugliness of its reality and couch it in the language of normality.
Language can be used to deceive and misrepresent. Particularly when the subject is homosexuality.
The military should be allowed to establish their high moral behaviour, it should not be subject to politicians. Yes someone has to make the decisions. Historically it has been the local communities.
I would rather raise the bar rather than lower it. Sounds like you are ok with lowering so that all can pass the test.
If you represent the best argument the right can offer, your fight will lose. You sound like an adolescent with issues of your own.
And I’m afraid, my life is also too precious for you. Good day.
Homosexuality is vulgar. It is as vulgar as pedophilia, necrophilia and bestiality. They are all vulgar sexual practices.
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