The Little Picture: 'Americans' Call for DADT Repeal.

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On Freedom Plaza in downtown Washington, D.C., gay-rights supporters hold a moment of silence to call for the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell holding American flags distributed by Human Rights Campaign staffers. Notably absent was the rainbow banner that gay-rights proponents generally wave at rallies. Implicit message: We're Americans first, gay people second? The rally included speeches by comedian Kathy Griffin and Lt. Dan Choi and culminated in a march to the White House, where Choi chained himself to the surrounding fence.

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