government officials announced they would repeal their
country's ban on openly gay military personnel, reports the
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, a U.S. watchdog group
attempting to repeal the Pentagon's "don't ask, don't
tell" policy. Argentina's government plans to
modernize its code of military justice, and part of
that plan will include ending the nation's prohibition
on gay soldiers.
"The ban was
nonsense," said Col. Judge Advocate Manuel Lozano.
"It's a matter of people's private lives."
United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia have
already rescinded bans on openly gay service personnel.