U.S. Conservatives: Toward a Gayer Military!


According to this new Gallup poll, while Americans still overwhelmingly favor allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the United States military, a majority of self-identified conservatives now support dumping "don't ask, don't tell." Says Gallup, "While liberals and Democrats remain the most supportive, the biggest increase in support has been among conservatives and weekly churchgoers—up 12 and 11 percentage points, respectively."

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Update: Be sure to read Reason Foundation senior analyst Shikha Dalmia's latest column at Forbes on "don't ask, don't tell." Also, Dalmia will be making an appearence on today's episode of The Glenn Beck Show.