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Question Of The Day: Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'?

The pair of boots, with names of veterans who were discharged under the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy, worn by former Marine Corporal Evelyn Thomas are seen during her visit to the office of Sen. James Webb (D-VA). Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The pair of boots, with names of veterans who were discharged under the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy, worn by former Marine Corporal Evelyn Thomas are seen during her visit to the office of Sen. James Webb (D-VA).

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As our NPR colleague David Welna reported earlier on Morning Edition, and as NPR.org's Liz Halloran wrote over the weekend, later today the Senate is set to debate the issue of whether the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that bars openly gay men and women from serving in the military should be ended.

So let's begin the day with a question. We'll keep it open until noon ET Wednesday:

Update at 2:15 p.m. ET: Sorry, we mistakenly set the question to close at noon today. It's fixed now, so it should stay open until noon ET Wednesday.