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Gay protestors arrested at White House

Fri 19 Mar 2010 In: International News View at Wayback View at NDHA

Two openly gay US Army officers have been arrested after chaining themselves to the fence of the White House in a protest over the military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy. Lt. Dan Choi and Cpt. Jim Pietrangelo in the moment before their arrest Lt. Dan Choi and Cpt. Jim Pietrangelo were lead away by police as around fifty protestors looked on. Choi had said he'd remain chained to the fence "until we have full equality." The US military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy is currently being debated in Congress. A CNN news report on the arrests appears below.    

Credit: Daily News Staff

First published: Friday, 19th March 2010 - 10:11am

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