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Argentina vows to
repeal military ban on gays

Argentina vows to
repeal military ban on gays

Argentinean 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."

Colombia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia have already rescinded bans on openly gay service personnel. (The Advocate)

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