McCain opposes change to gays policy
December 2nd, 2010
10:28 AM ET

McCain opposes change to gays policy

Now is not the time to repeal the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays serving in the armed forces, Sen. John McCain said at a hearing Thursday.

"At this time, we should be inherently cautious about making any changes that would affect our military, and what changes we do make should be the product of careful and deliberate consideration," the Arizona Republican said.

His position is not that the law should never be changed, he said, but that "it may be premature to make such a change at this time and in this manner."

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  1. Nat

    Scientist have already said there is no g ay gene...media doesnt cover that...

    December 2, 2010 at 5:49 pm | Report abuse |
  2. purple69

    the gay gene. lol. how can u be born gay? yeah right, it is a learned behavior. gay rights and civil rights are not the same. being judged for the color of your skin and being judged for choosing to be gay are so different. why do they have to tell everyone that they are gay? leave that ish behind closed doors.

    December 2, 2010 at 6:00 pm | Report abuse |
  3. mr. Leavenworth kansas

    who cares... Let americans continue to suck... Birth rates dropping due to lamer sperm donors and lesbian liberty... Let the mexicans take over.. then there is no terror threat other than the usual like american land grabs from all real people....hung shot and pushed into the redneck military plantation oceans.. The first lie was a nation... All the other lies are much easier .... Akbar allah ...2010

    December 2, 2010 at 6:57 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Cesar

    @Nat.....Isn't a nat a small winged insect that eats dead white wormed decaying oder offensive rotten flesh? Just wondering, Nat. @Pamela. Yes, I agree with everything you said. Incidently, that black necklace really looks good on you. WOOOO.

    December 2, 2010 at 7:42 pm | Report abuse |
  5. pw

    Mccain need to realize this is the 21st century; not the 1800s. I guess he wants to bring back slavery.

    December 2, 2010 at 8:33 pm | Report abuse |
  6. pw

    He been drinking too much of the kool aid

    December 2, 2010 at 8:35 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Pamie

    It's incredible that one man's opinion gets such coverage especially when he can't seem to make his mind up about anything. Good God..back off John and let people just live their lives. Gays soldiers have fought and died for us on the battlefield since there were wars. How does this lifestyle affect you Mr. McCain?

    December 2, 2010 at 9:41 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Sgt. Slaughter

    Unfortunately not enough of them

    December 2, 2010 at 10:39 pm | Report abuse |
  9. SSgt

    then you go serve with those idividuals. It would hurt the main mission and general order number #1...... PLEASE Sen. McCain KEEP fighting against this

    December 3, 2010 at 1:16 am | Report abuse |
  10. SSgt

    Since when do we as American's look out our window and see two male birds building a nest, fase it you wont this is the BIGGEST B_S. its seem that someone is looking for a stepping stone to move up on the ladder of politics...

    December 3, 2010 at 1:22 am | Report abuse |
  11. pw

    Mccain is a big joke!!!

    December 3, 2010 at 1:41 am | Report abuse |
  12. ori

    McCAIN IS A SHORT ARMED LOSER.

    December 3, 2010 at 1:52 am | Report abuse |
  13. Cesar

    I don't know about 2 male birds building a nest together, but I once saw 2 gay horses kissing. I don't think there is a "gay gene" Spelling, you silly blogger, you.

    December 3, 2010 at 7:13 am | Report abuse |
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