Resources

1.  Air Force University Press, May 2010,  Attitudes Are Not Free: Thinking Deeply About Diversity in the U.S. Armed Forces.  See chapter by Elaine Donnelly, titled “Defending the Culture of the Military,” which provides background on the legislative history of the 1993 law, Section 654, Title 10, U.S.C. the consequences of imposing an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) law or policy on the military, which begins on page 249:
Defending the Culture of the Military,”

2.  Lt. Col. Robert Maginnis, a retired Army officer and Senior Fellow for National Security at the Family Research Center, offers a thorough explanation of the history of homosexuality in the military and the 1993 law that currently governs it, while also providing solid arguments as to why that law should be maintained.

Mission Compromised: How the Obama Administration is Drafting the Military into the Culture War

3.  On July 23, 2008, CMR President Elaine Donnelly testified before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, in support of Section 654, Title 10, the law stating that homosexuals are not eligible to be in the military.  A Summary of her HASC Testimony is available here.  The full length version of her HASC Testimony is available here.

4.  Donnelly was accompanied by Sgt. Maj. Brian Jones, USA (Ret.) a former Ranger and Delta Force soldier who was part of a Special Operations Forces team involved in the incident known as "Black Hawk Down. " The Statement of Brian Jones is posted here .    

5.  Additional information is provided in relevant sections of an article by CMR President Elaine Donnelly, titled “Constructing the Co-Ed Military,” in the June 2007 edition of the Duke University Journal of Gender Law & Policy:  The text of the section of "Constructing the Co-Ed Military" that analyzes the legislative history and current public relations campaign for homosexuals in the military also is available here:

Constructing the Co-Ed Military

6.  January 20, 2010 letter to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates from House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Howard P. “Buck” McKeon , listing issues of concern to the HASC, and providing an extensive analysis of the 1993 “RAND Study on Sexual Orientation and US Military Policy” by Campbell University Law School Professor William A. Woodruff

7.  On July 20, 2010, Family Research Council (FRC) sponsored a webcast on the 2011 Defense Authorization bill's provision to repeal the law on gays in the military.  Titled, "Mission Compromised:  How the military is being  USED to advance a RADICAL AGENDA," the programs featured guests included:

  • Host: Tony Perkins, Marine Veteran and President, FRC Action
  • General John Sheehan (USMC, Ret.)
  • Lt. Col. Oliver North (USMC, Ret.)
  • Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Member, Senate Armed Services Committee
  • Representative Todd Akin (R-Mo.), Member, House Armed Services Committee
  • Frank Gaffney, President & President, Center for Security Policy
  • Elaine Donnelly, Founder and President, Center for Military Readiness
  • Austin Nimocks, Senior Legal Counsel, Alliance Defense Fund
  • Bryan Fischer, Director of Issue Analysis for Government and Public Policy, American Family Association
  • Dr. Robert Labutta (Army, Col. Ret.)
  • Adam Mersereau (USMC, Ret.)
  • Benjamin Ratliff (US Army, Ret.)
  • Cathy Ruse, Senior Fellow, Legal Studies, Family Research Council
  • Jeanne Monahan, Director, Center for Human Dignity, Family Research Council
  • Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, Family Research Council