UPDATED: Today at 2 PM ET, FRC and Military Experts Will Hold News Conference Responding to Pentagon's Report on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Dec 01, 2010, 12:24 ET from Family Research Council

**Media Advisory**

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following update was released today by Family Research Council:

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WHAT: A news conference of organizational leaders and military experts in support of the current law on homosexuality in the military, commonly referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."  The news conference can also be watched live online at http://frc.org/dadtpress.

The speakers will discuss the release of the report by the Pentagon's Comprehensive Review Working Group (CRWG) on the issue of open homosexuality in the military as well as a new survey showing 63 percent of military families oppose overturning the current law. An amendment to the Defense Authorization Act that would turn military medical facilities into abortion clinics will also be discussed.

WHO:

Tony Perkins, Marine Corps Veteran and President, Family Research Council

Retired Colonel Dick Black

Lt. Colonel Bob Maginnis, FRC's Senior Fellow for National Security

John Hagan, former Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy

Frank Gaffney, President, Center for Security Policy

Elaine Donnelly, President, Center for Military Readiness

Rep. John Fleming, M.D. (R-La.), former Lieutenant Commander of the Navy

Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO, Americans United for Life

WHERE: Family Research Council headquarters, 801 G. Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

WATCH ONLINE:  http://frc.org/dadtpress  

WHEN: 2:00 p.m. EST - Wednesday, December 1, 2010

SOURCE Family Research Council



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