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Transgender Fights For ‘Right’ to Serve in Military
The Christian Diarist ^ | June 6, 2012 | JP

Posted on 06/06/2012 5:13:50 PM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST

John Ackley was a member of the Minnesota National Guard, serving in the Army’s 34th Infantry Division. He saw duty in Iraq back in 2009, before returning to the Gopher State and being placed on inactive duty.

Now Ackley wants to be returned to active duty. But not as the man he was three years ago, but as a transgender woman.

Ackley got a sex-change operation after going inactive. “It’s really where I should have been in the first place,” said the former Guardsman.

Known now as “Ashley,” Ackley is in the process of trying to re-enlist. “It’s the structure, the discipline, the training, the people,” the transgender explained.

Well, it was Ackley’s prerogative to repudiate the body he was born with. But the transgender has absolutely no right to expect the Army to blithely accept her?/him? back into its ranks.

Indeed, Army Regulation 40-501, titled “Standards of Medical Fitness,” states that a history or current manifestation of “gender identity disorder to include major abnormalities or defects of the genitalia such as change of sex or a current attempt to change sex” render an individual, like Ackley, unfit to serve.

It is not a commentary on Ackley’s human worth. It is a medical diagnosis of the transgender’s mental state.

For while the Obama government, the activist federal and state courts, the liberal media and the decadent entertainment industry try to persuade us that it’s perfectly normal when persons, like Ackley, change the sex God gave them from male to female (or vice versa), most of us know its perfectly abnormal.

The Scripture tells us that God created but two genders and that “male and female He created them.” There’s no mention of a third gender, “other,” that fits transgenders like Ackley.

Of course, the LGBT community will insist that refusal to allow Ackley and other transgenders to serve in the military is discrimination. And they’ll characterize those of us who disagree as unenlightened bigots who want to return to the days where LGBTs were afraid to be themselves. When they hid in the closet.

Well, I agree with the Army’s assessment that persons that undergo sex change operations suffer a gender identity disorder. I also agree with the Army that such persons are unfit for military servicE.

I say that not because I bear any malice toward Ackley, who honorably served in the “Red Bull” Infantry. But because all that is necessary for godless public policy to prevail, like transgenders in the military, is for people of faith to be silent.


TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Miscellaneous; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: ashleyackley; military; transgender
The military is under assault by the LGBT community, with all-too-willing assistance by the Obama regime.
1 posted on 06/06/2012 5:14:00 PM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

yeah, get your free sex change operation, JOIN the military.


2 posted on 06/06/2012 5:16:39 PM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Who didn’t see this **it coming. Thanks Barry. You Fluken pig!


3 posted on 06/06/2012 5:17:21 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

This is my rifle, this is my gun. This one’s for shooting, this one’s for fun.


4 posted on 06/06/2012 5:24:55 PM PDT by goron (Revelation 13:18)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

The Pandora’s box was opened and no matter who is elected from now on our Military is to be infected with Homosexuals,cross dressers,and people who do not recognize their own genitalia.

There is no way to go back.


5 posted on 06/06/2012 5:28:17 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
I really don't think we need this kind of mental diseased illness anywhere near our military. The outcome of having someone this menatlly sick will always be the same.....look at the Pvt. Manning: he believed himself to be transgendered, was slighted by a superior for lack of performance in the line of duty and then went traitor and divulged thousands and thousands of State secrets.

The majority of homosexuals (incl transgenders) are mentally unstable and mentally ill, they cannot maintain real relationships and then are unable to separate their personal lives from their working lives causing catastrophic strife in both, ruining more than just their own lives. I see it time and time again in my line of work....homosexual domestic fights are always the worst and most violent.
6 posted on 06/06/2012 5:28:47 PM PDT by brent13a (Glenn Beck is an a$$hat.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Whatever happened to the idea of the military as a fighting force? The left has turned it into a freak show social engineering experiment.


7 posted on 06/06/2012 5:29:23 PM PDT by Freestate316
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I am sooooooooooooooooooooooooo glad I retired over 20 years ago before all this crap came about. I would have been courts-martialed and jailed by now with my mouth!


8 posted on 06/06/2012 5:30:52 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (Paul said the world would look like in the last days: See Romans 1: 13-32 for the examples.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I guess some guys will do anything to get into the women’s shower.


9 posted on 06/06/2012 5:31:42 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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Don’t trannys need ongoing hormone therapy? What happens to them in a combat situation if the drugs they need aren’t available?


10 posted on 06/06/2012 5:41:26 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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Don’t trannys need ongoing hormone therapy? What happens to them in a combat situation if the drugs they need aren’t available?


11 posted on 06/06/2012 5:48:33 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

The Big Reset Button.
(Asteroid Impact in HD, set to Pink Floyd’s “Great Gig in the Sky.”)
http://youtu.be/-zvCUmeoHpw


12 posted on 06/06/2012 5:51:24 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Having your penis surgically removed does not make you a woman.


13 posted on 06/06/2012 5:54:32 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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Right. It makes you a moderate Republican.


14 posted on 06/06/2012 5:58:00 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: RetiredArmy

I retired last June and the ban was lifted in August....I am soooooo glad to be retired. Funny, I now work at the Naval Academy as a GS employer and you never see any kind of weirdness. Just in the military.....very weird.


15 posted on 06/06/2012 5:59:44 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: RichInOC

Correction, that would have been balls removed and then you would be a moderate republican.


16 posted on 06/06/2012 6:02:05 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: svcw
Having your penis surgically removed does not make you a woman.

I believe Rush refers to this procedure as a "Loppit-offame."

17 posted on 06/06/2012 6:02:14 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Travis McGee
A true-life Monty Python sketch


18 posted on 06/06/2012 6:11:45 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; one box left.)
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To: tacticalogic
Don’t trannys need ongoing hormone therapy? What happens to them in a combat situation if the drugs they need aren’t available?

The doc gives 'em motrin (prescribed for everything from headaches, to gunshot wounds, to herpes) and feeds them to the mohamedians.

Apparently the military doesn't have enough d#cks#ck#rs.....first fags and now they're pushing women in the infantry. Trannies are the icing on the cake.

19 posted on 06/06/2012 7:08:33 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Put em on the front lines and watch them change!


20 posted on 06/06/2012 7:14:39 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (I hate pragmatists!)
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To: RichInOC
“Right. It makes you a moderate Republican.”

LOL! (Damn! Scotch up the nose hurts!)

21 posted on 06/06/2012 8:00:39 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
Let me get this straight. We're going to allow into our military people who want to mutilate their own genitals for political correctness. Yeah, that’le work.
22 posted on 06/06/2012 8:19:36 PM PDT by Desron13
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
Having some butcher hack off your penis and turn the spare parts into a caricature of a vagina and then pump yourself full of estrogen does not make you a woman. Sorry you poor sick SOB, it just doesn't work that way.
23 posted on 06/06/2012 8:34:45 PM PDT by Desron13
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To: napscoordinator
I worked in legal for 16.5 of my 20 years. We only had two or three homosexual cases in all my memory that came up for elimination. I know there were over time a few "GI shower-room" parties for dealing with a couple of guys who were thought to be homosexual. There were times when you had ideas that some guy might me gay. But, of course unless you saw some activity there was not much you could do.

After retirement I settled in Seattle for 16 years. Of course they were every yard up there. My law office was full of them. Probably half of the office was. Now, I can basically pick one out of the crowd. I guess after viewing them for so many years up there, I got used to how they act, dress, talk, carry themselves, etc. There are just ways it seems that they stick out. Sad that I can now actually pick these people out. Sad.

24 posted on 06/07/2012 8:28:58 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (Paul said the world would look like in the last days: See Romans 1: 13-32 for the examples.)
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