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Lady Gaga calls DADT denial of equality, ‘prime rib’ of country’s values

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer reports:  Pop music sensation Lady Gaga delivered what was arguably the most political public address of her career Monday, telling a crowd of hundreds of fans in Portland, Maine, that the military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy sanctions inequality akin to denying some Americans “the greatest cut of meat my country has to offer.”

Dressed in a black blazer, polka dot tie and wide-rimmed glasses and appearing on stage against the backdrop of a billowing American flag, Gaga delivered an impassioned appeal to end the ban on openly gay and lesbian military service members.

“I’m here because don’t ask don’t tell is wrong, it’s unjust and fundamentally it is against all that we stand for as Americans,” she said on the eve of a key Senate vote on a bill that includes a repeal of the law.

Full story: Lady Gaga Calls DADT Denial of Equality, ‘Prime Rib’ of Country’s Values – The Note

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Minu-Ramsey/1478893839 Minu Ramsey

    She, like that famously infamous Hanoi Jane, should stay out of politics. Specially out of military policies. Doesn’t she know tackling thi issue can cost her lots of money? she has lost many a fan over this issue.

  • cl696

    Allow those serving our country to quit without penalty if they change laws during their contracts.