Argument: Gays are only discharged for willfully breaking policy
Anne Hull. "How 'Don't Tell' Translates". Washington Post. June 18, 2004 - "The Army says the discharged linguists were casualties of their own failure to meet a known policy. 'We have standards,' said Harvey Perritt, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Monroe, Va. 'We have physical standards, academic standards. There's no difference between administering these standards and administering 'don't ask, don't tell.' The rules are the rules.'"