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President Obama, echoing many of the claims he made on the campaign trail, promised at a Human Rights Campaign gala Saturday to overturn "don't ask, don't tell" and called for "full [legal] equality" for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and an end to anti-gay discrimination On Sunday, thousands descended on Washington in a march whose organizers said the LGBT community will not accept a piecemeal approach to civil rights.

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