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Gays in, Bibles out in the new American military
American Thinker ^ | 07/23/2013 | Bob Campbell

Posted on 07/23/2013 7:57:24 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

President Obama's Defense Department is waging a private war. While our Pentagon is entrusted with the duty to "protect and serve" a secular zone is growing within the ranks of the Military.

A little over a year ago then Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the Military would honor through "Gay Pride Month" the contributions of homosexual service members. This announcement came just a few months after the Department of Defense had begun its subtle campaign against the Bible.

1) The Air Force Services Agency through its spokesman Michael Dickerson stated the Air Force has "no requirement to have Bibles in the lodging checklist." [1a] In other words, as a military member checks into housing (much like a civilian would into a hotel or dormitory) there is no availability of a Bible to be by his or her bedside. In defense of this Air Force Chaplain (COL) Ron Crews, Retired, has stated, "while there is no requirement to have them, why should there be a requirement to remove them?" [1b] By the way, these Bibles are free to the Military, paid for by donating Christian churches and foundations.

2) The Department of Defense announced it would be removing military edition Bibles from its base exchange stores. These military editions published by Holman Bible Publishers are "prominently emblazoned with exact replicas of the trademarked emblems of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force." Known as the "Soldier's Bible, or Sailor's Bible and so forth," these Bibles have been published since 2003. The Bibles "include a cover designed for the particular branch, as well as patriotic essays, prayers and hymn lyrics," according to Holman's website. "Holman also produces Bibles for police, firefighters, sportsmen and students, each tailored to its particular audience." [2a]

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: bible; gay; military; religiousfreedom; religiousliberty; religiouspersecution
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1 posted on 07/23/2013 7:57:24 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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The end is nigh when I’m starting to think that the military can go hump a tree.


2 posted on 07/23/2013 8:01:10 AM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.

This is another sign of God’s allowing the US to judge itself before His judgment falls.


3 posted on 07/23/2013 8:03:27 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: SeekAndFind

There are no atheists in a fox hole.


4 posted on 07/23/2013 8:06:31 AM PDT by TYVets
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One thing these bastards can’t take away is God.

The communist in the white house will one day go to hell with his father and burn forever and ever..I hope he is looking forward to that.


5 posted on 07/23/2013 8:06:52 AM PDT by PLD (-)
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My son is in BCT now. He’s had no issues getting to Bible studies on base and his letters home have Scriptural references in them. He knows to be smart though.

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” - Ecclesiastes 3:1


6 posted on 07/23/2013 8:09:05 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Army dad. And damned proud.)
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Let me get this straight. De Department of Defense has an iftar with the muslims, but is throwing out the military bibles. Oh that makes a lot of sense.

Well we believers should not be worried. It’s all been foretold and it’s going right according to script so as far as I’m concerned things are looking mighty good, I just wish we could get it over with right now.


7 posted on 07/23/2013 8:10:11 AM PDT by bergmeid
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Can’t wait to see how the new Gay and transgender military fights the nation’s battles.

I’ll bet they’ll shoot their fellow citizens though...

under orders, of course.


8 posted on 07/23/2013 8:11:17 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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This is another insane betrayal of history & heritage, as well as Constitutional Government.

William Flax

9 posted on 07/23/2013 8:12:32 AM PDT by Ohioan
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I stopped all my charitable work/donations/care-packages to the military when DADT was overturned. Only two-and-a-half years years have passed, and now we see how the military leadership, under Obama, is totally embracing evil.


10 posted on 07/23/2013 8:18:07 AM PDT by greene66
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Retitle it: Homosexuals in, Bibles out in new American military. Don’t ever use the left’s preferred words that are intended to cloud issues.

Homosexual, because there’s nothing GAY about it.


11 posted on 07/23/2013 8:24:40 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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Benghazi Glen Doherty was a member of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glen_Doherty#Glen_Doherty

Founded by Michael Weinstein...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_Religious_Freedom_Foundation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_L._Weinstein


12 posted on 07/23/2013 8:25:41 AM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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Obama's New Military


13 posted on 07/23/2013 8:27:54 AM PDT by Iron Munro (They Old. That's Old School People. We In A New School, Our Generation)
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1:19 minutes
Ted Cruz: Gay Rights Lead to Hate Speech Laws, US on Brink of Collapse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLRAlzfci1c


14 posted on 07/23/2013 8:33:23 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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Homosexual service members = Bait


15 posted on 07/23/2013 8:45:16 AM PDT by Vaduz
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We’re going to be sorry....


16 posted on 07/23/2013 8:45:59 AM PDT by onedoug
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Obama has SUCCEEDED in “Fundamentally TRANSFORMORING” this Nation!!! I DETEST what he has done....and I detest the people that VOTED FOR HIM TO LET THIS HAPPEN!!


17 posted on 07/23/2013 8:58:38 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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Yup. and I am glad I am retired. The US military and the mob running it will be punished for this. God brings judgment on nations. Every big nation that fell, homosexuals, the Occult, etc., were a big part of it. America is coming under judgment. God gave America the exact leader to result in that judgment. Toss out God and Obama is what you get. America wanted its idols as gods. They got Hollyweird, sports stars, rock stars and Obama. Each will lead America and the unbelieving directly into hell’s fire. One burp in the economy, in most anything and America will fall like a house of cards.


18 posted on 07/23/2013 9:02:16 AM PDT by RetiredArmy ("As in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of Man." The LORD said it would be like this.)
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Gays in, Bibles out in the new American military

While it makes for a attention getting headline and while it is true that the Obama Administration is doing what it can to screw the military over, homosexuals are not in and the Bible is not out in our Military. I personally know 3 young folks that joined up in the past 6 months. One Marine, one Army, one Air Force. All 3 are Christian that were/are heavily involved in their Church and try to walk the path daily.


19 posted on 07/23/2013 9:05:37 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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20 posted on 07/23/2013 9:08:49 AM PDT by 444Flyer (How long O LORD? Psalm 112)
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