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