Today: Rally on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

CRANE and the Human Rights Campaign will stage a rally and awareness event on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and kick-off CRANE’s March on Myrick campaign.


WHAT: Press conference, rally on repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”; “March on Myrick” kick-off

WHEN: Friday, February 26, 2010, 4:30 p.m. (Rally immediately following)

WHERE: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, 3rd & Davidson Sts., Charlotte, NC 28202

WHO: Press conference to feature remarks from:
– Eric Alva, a former Marine Staff Sgt. veteran who was the first U.S. soldier wounded in the Iraq war and is now an HRC spokesperson on DADT
– Michael Noftzger, a former Army Specialist veteran who served under DADT
– Lacey Williams, a local CRANE organizer and grassroots activist
– Randy Floyd, a local CRANE organizer and the political co-chair for HRC Carolinas Steering Committee