The battle to overturn the "don't ask don't tell" military policy is to resume to congress. The famous, or (depending on the opinion) infamous military policy which bans open homosexuals from joining the armed forces is threatened to be abolished. The White House's website declares it a key goal for Civil Rights.
"The key test for military service should be patriotism, a sense of duty, and a willingness to serve," the site states. "Discrimination should be prohibited."