Implications Of Dont Ask Dont Tell For Christians

12.22.10 | Sarah Harnisch

    President Obama has signed legislation repealing "Don't Ask Don't Tell"-- barring gays and lesbians from serving openly in the U.S. military. The measure has been in effect for 17 years.  Since 1993, more than 14-thousand military members have been discharged under the policy. Here's a twist... do you want your son or daughter serving alongside the gay community? Retired Brigadier General Doug Lee-- a former army chaplain and current recruiter-- says he expects repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell-- will dramatically hurt recruitment, especially for families of faith. He says "this is a time when Christians have to decide if this is an environment where they want their children to serve; even though they maybe entirely patriotic.