A gay soldier's question about the end of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy elicited boos from the audience at the GOP debate, and a promise from Rick Santorum to reinstate the policy if elected. In a video submission, Stephen Hill told the Republican presidential candidates that he "had to lie about who he was" when he was deployed to Iraq in 2010 because of his sexual orientation, and feared that he would "lose my job."
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- Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy Repeal (2010)
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