Main | Thursday, March 18, 2010

DADT PROTEST: Gay Activists Are Chaining Themselves To The White House Fence

The Secret Service and DC police are on the scene this afternoon as Lt. Dan Choi (above) and others are chaining themselves to the White House's fence to protest Obama's inaction on DADT. Story developing, I'll add to this post shortly. Follow along at Twitter at the hashtag #DADT.

Arrests are being made. The person below is being identified as Twitter user @speechadvice. MORE: I'm told that's activist Robin McGehee.UPDATE II: The police have moved the crowd back, but Choi and fellow DADT victim Capt. Jim Pietrangelo remain chained to the fence.UPDATE III: Choi and Pietrangelo have been arrested and placed in a police van.

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