You need to read more slowly. The Bibles burned were unsolicited ones written in Pashtun and thus of no use by US citizens. NO bibles in English owned by any US servicemember or civilian were burned.
The unsolicited Bibles sent by a church in the United States were confiscated about a year ago at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan because military rules forbid troops of "any religion" from proselytizing while deployed there, Lt. Col. Mark Wright said.
You break regs, you lose.
The Bibles burned were unsolicited ones written in Pashtun and thus of no use by US citizens.
That isn't true, and it is a lame excuse for burning the bibles.
posted on 09/07/2010 4:00:39 PM PDT
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