January 7, 2013

Earlier today I posted about the Log Cabin Republicans' latest ad in the Washington Post opposing Chuck Hagel's nomination as Defense Secretary. Today, MSNBC's Thomas Roberts talked to LCR interim executive director Gregory T. Angelo about the group's ad. In related news, Army veteran and OutServe-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson issued the following statement today on the Hagel nomination: "Senator Hagel is an exceptionally qualified nominee for Secretary of Defense and we believe, if confirmed, he will be an effective leader for the Pentagon. Significant challenges remain for LGBT service members and their families, however, and it's long overdue that our Secretary address those challenges. Our message to the next Secretary of Defense would be the same, no matter who was nominated and confirmed. A commitment to support LGBT service members and their families must be a commitment to action."

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