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US: military chaplains may perform same-sex unions
AP ^ | September 30, 2011

Posted on 09/30/2011 9:45:36 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon has decided that military chaplains may perform same-sex unions, whether on or off a military installation.

The ruling announced Friday by the Pentagon's personnel chief follows the Sept. 20 repeal of a law that had prohibited gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chaplains; dadt; deathofthemilitary; doaskdotell; doma; gomorrah; homonaziagenda; homonazism; homopsychoagenda; homosexualagenda; homosexualism; military; religiousfreedom; religiousliberty; religiouspersecution; samesexmarriage; sodom; sodomy

1 posted on 09/30/2011 9:45:45 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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so when do the gays get to pay the marriage penalty?....and when the draft comes, which it will, will gays be drafted?...or will claim Clinger status so they don't have to go to war....

Catholic and true Christian chaplains will NOT be able to "perform" these "marriages" and for that matter, no Muslims either....don't know about Mormons....but Jews won't be able either...

2 posted on 09/30/2011 9:49:26 AM PDT by cherry
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To: ConjunctionJunction

Remember when America had the greatest military in the world?


3 posted on 09/30/2011 9:50:21 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ConjunctionJunction

Gays in the military should be tested every 6 months for aids.


4 posted on 09/30/2011 9:50:39 AM PDT by Safrguns
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To: ConjunctionJunction

“May...” or “will be required to...”?


5 posted on 09/30/2011 9:51:04 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

Not long until there are also gay bathhouses and glory holes all over the premises, I suppose.


6 posted on 09/30/2011 9:51:49 AM PDT by cartan
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To: ilovesarah2012

Who currently has a better military?


7 posted on 09/30/2011 9:52:24 AM PDT by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different.")
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To: ilovesarah2012

I wonder where and how honorable Americans will serve their friends, family and communities when they are no longer willing, or not permitted, to serve in the US Military?


8 posted on 09/30/2011 9:53:15 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: SERKIT

“May...” today, “will be required to...” 5 minutes after the first lawsuit.


9 posted on 09/30/2011 9:55:01 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: ConjunctionJunction

How is this legal? I thought the Defense of Marriage Act would prevent this


10 posted on 09/30/2011 10:05:59 AM PDT by ChiefJayStrongbow
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To: stuartcr

1 Countries that allow gay people to serve 1.1 Albania
1.2 Argentina
1.3 Australia
1.4 Austria
1.5 Bahamas
1.6 Belgium
1.7 Bermuda
1.8 Canada
1.9 Republic of China
1.10 Colombia
1.11 Croatia
1.12 Czech Republic
1.13 Denmark
1.14 Estonia
1.15 Finland
1.16 France
1.17 Germany
1.18 Greece
1.19 Republic of Ireland
1.20 Israel
1.21 Italy
1.22 Japan
1.23 Lithuania
1.24 Luxembourg
1.25 Malta
1.26 The Netherlands
1.27 New Zealand
1.28 Norway
1.29 Peru
1.30 Philippines
1.31 Poland
1.32 Romania
1.33 Russia
1.34 Serbia
1.35 Slovenia
1.36 South Africa
1.37 Spain
1.38 Sweden
1.39 Switzerland
1.40 Thailand
1.41 United Kingdom 1.41.1 Lifting the Ban
1.41.2 Today’s Policy
1.41.3 Equality and diversity
1.41.4 Ten Years On

1.42 United States
1.43 Uruguay

Maybe it isn’t such a big deal after all. Seems everyone is doing it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_orientation_and_military_service#Countries_that_disallow_homosexuals_from_serving_in_the_military


11 posted on 09/30/2011 10:08:02 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: PGR88

Serve in the military? Hell, I won’t even say the Pledge of Allegiance anymore until things change.


12 posted on 09/30/2011 10:11:58 AM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature, not nurture (Could be worst in 40 years))
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To: ConjunctionJunction

It will be compulsory after the first law suit.


13 posted on 09/30/2011 10:24:55 AM PDT by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

The grossness continues and the GOP and the sheeple do nothing.


14 posted on 09/30/2011 10:30:52 AM PDT by klb99 (I now understand why the South seceeded)
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To: throwback; ConjunctionJunction

It will be mandatory after the first THREAT of a lawsuit. In other words, almost immediately.

This is essentially going to eliminate from the service any Catholic or orthodox Christian (or Jew). They would be refusing to follow military regulations and would be out or in jail immediately.

But that was probably the plan all along.


15 posted on 09/30/2011 10:39:30 AM PDT by livius
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To: ConjunctionJunction

We are now at Rome levels of debased society. Only thing missing is live murder in coliseums. But we do have the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB to distract the masses.


16 posted on 09/30/2011 10:39:55 AM PDT by blasater1960 (Deut 30, Psalm 111...the Torah and the Law, is attainable past, present and forever.)
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To: blasater1960

Our government promotes military rumpriding....just great!


17 posted on 09/30/2011 10:50:51 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: ilovesarah2012

Comments on this list

1) Remove those that use if for propoganda ie) Cuba, Venezuela, Russia. Take their claims just like their claims of having the lowest child mortality or best “health care” in the world. I will bet you $100 that Russia does not have openly homosexual soldiers mincing about the barracks.

2) Most of these countries that claim to allow Gays simply have a DADT type policy. They will say “Sure - Gays can serve, just don’t tell anyone.” Avoid our politically correct propoganda of the US Left, and compare apples to apples.

3) How many potential US enemies are on this list? ZERO.

4) As to much of the list - Ireland, Denmark, Sweden - these are countries who have turned their militaries into spineless political organizations and social experiments. The only wars they will be capable of fighting in the future will be agains their own, unarmed countrymen. NOT to be emulated.


18 posted on 09/30/2011 10:51:57 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: ConjunctionJunction
The new rainbow Army. Photobucket
19 posted on 09/30/2011 10:52:49 AM PDT by Hotmetal (Courage is being scared to death..............and saddling up anyway.)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

I must admit, I didn’t see this coming. What a way to get around states’ rights.

New recruitment poster, “Join the military, marry your butt buddy!”


20 posted on 09/30/2011 10:55:39 AM PDT by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: blasater1960
Only thing missing is live murder in coliseums.

Cage fights are getting close.

21 posted on 09/30/2011 10:58:04 AM PDT by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Ours is definitely the best military in the world.


22 posted on 09/30/2011 11:09:16 AM PDT by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different.")
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To: ConjunctionJunction
Isn't this in violation of the Defense of Marriage act?
23 posted on 09/30/2011 11:18:41 AM PDT by MCF
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To: ConjunctionJunction

Section 3. Definition of marriage In determining the meaning of any Act of Congress, or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of the various administrative bureaus and agencies of the United States, the word ‘marriage’ means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife, and the word ‘spouse’ refers only to a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or a wife.


24 posted on 09/30/2011 11:25:08 AM PDT by jwalsh07 (t)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

A very short way from ¨may¨ to ¨must¨.


25 posted on 09/30/2011 11:27:24 AM PDT by onedoug (If)
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To: All; ConjunctionJunction

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2646027/posts


26 posted on 09/30/2011 11:34:05 AM PDT by johngrace (1 John 4!- which is also declared at every sunday mass.)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

Illegal.

I hope Congress is working to quickly repudiate this.


27 posted on 09/30/2011 12:02:04 PM PDT by fwdude ("When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve ...")
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To: ConjunctionJunction

We all knew this was going to happen and it will only get worse in Obama’s Broke Back Military.

Several years ago my SIL served in Iraq. Tomorrow he leaves his job and family for a tour in Afghanistan. He’s not looking forward to this new faggot garbage, not one bit. Among other things, he describes this perversion as a distraction.

I told him to cover his buddy’s behind. Fortunately, he didn’t hit me. ;>)


28 posted on 09/30/2011 12:05:23 PM PDT by Gator113 (Palin 2012, period.....)
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To: ConjunctionJunction
The Pentagon has decided that military chaplains may perform same-sex unions, whether on or off a military installation.

When will "may" become "shall"?

29 posted on 09/30/2011 12:13:43 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Psalm 109:8)
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I work at one of the exchanges on base here, and after this week's Marine Corps Times came out, it got me thinking. For those who haven't seen it, here it is:

mctcover

so here is my query--Where will the gays' loyalty lie? Now that they are part of us, they will suffer all of the same financial devastation that Obozo is trying to visit on the military. So what will they do? It will be funny to watch them try to figure it out. Most of the massively pro-gay pols out there are anti-military, so again I ask: Where will their loyalties lie?

30 posted on 09/30/2011 12:43:16 PM PDT by USMCWife6869
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My guess is that they will continue to push for more and more benefits that cost the military more money even as the military sees its budget shrink. Just imagine what might happen in the area of healthcare for military and family members alone, which is a huge part of the military’s budget.


31 posted on 09/30/2011 1:16:04 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Mike Darancette

That is when the chaplains I know will say NO.

I see where this is going. Priests and ministers of bona fide Christian denominations and Orthodox rabbis will no longer serve as chaplains. Instead, fake “pastors” will be installed, or maybe they will all be episcopalian.


32 posted on 09/30/2011 2:55:07 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: ConjunctionJunction

But the chain of command can still tell you to go screw yourself without getting married first.


33 posted on 09/30/2011 2:57:14 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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