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In the aftermath of World War Ithe military made the act of sodomy a crime subject to punishment by a court-martial.
Archived from the original on December 6, The Wall Street Journal. That has been a recurring theme for Obama among the military. The respondents identified themselves as 73 percent white, 12 percent Hispanic, 11 percent African American, 4 percent Asian and 9 percent other ethnicities.
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