Skip to comments.AIR FORCE: CHRISTIANS' RELIGIOUS SPEECH NOT LEGALLY PROTECTED RIGHT
Posted on 03/16/2014 7:01:44 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
Christians in the U.S. military are being told they must forfeit their First Amendment rights. Bible verses are being erased from cadets personal dorm-room white boards, and military lawyers claim that legal protections for religion only pertain to matters such as clothing and growing beards but do not extend to any religious expression such as talking about one's faith or posting a Bible verse.
Last year Breitbart News broke the story of a campaign by anti-Christian extremists to suppress traditional Christian expression within the U.S. military. There were conflicting stories regarding the possible court martial of service members who share the gospel of Jesus Christ and confirmed reports of military chaplains being officially censored, as well as Bibles temporarily banned from the Walter Reed military hospital.
After these stories went viral on the Internet, Republicans in Congress launched an investigation, then introduced legislation to specify that religious expression is a protected right for men and women serving in uniform. Although President Obama originally threatened to veto the legislation, those protections were signed into law in December 2013.
Now these new protections are being put to their first test. Military officers at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs are saying that the Obama-Hagel Pentagon does not regard these new protections as encompassing religious speech or writing. As such, cadets are not allowed to post Bible verses on their personal white boards in their dorm rooms.
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Obama went to bat for an Islamic jihadist. Claimed he shot up fellow Americans at Fort Hood because of “workplace harassment” over his religion and pre-deployment stress disorder.
I’m sure that Koran verses are just peachy fine with the new gay friendly military.
But Obama said he’s a Christian...
There will soon be nothing left of America.
Obama regime, driving Christians out of the military, inviting Muslims in and allowing them to wear hijabs and have beards...I can see a future where the US military is able to fire on American citizens.
Someone should form the First Church of Christian Queers or something, then just dare them to touch it...
The government owns both the dorm rooms and white boards. They do not, however, own the words of the cadets when not performing official duties.
We are falling.
Hope one of those conservative law firms out there takes this one on.... particularly since muslims are allowed all sorts of verbiage (e.g. Hassan’s lectures and shoot em up at Ft. Hood)
Republicans in Congress.. introduced legislation to specify that religious expression is a protected right for men and women serving in uniform. Although President Obama originally threatened to veto the legislation, those protections were signed into law in December 2013.
Now these new protections are being put to their first test. Military officers at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs are saying that the Obama-Hagel Pentagon does not regard these new protections as encompassing religious speech or writing.
***Wait, what? Doesn’t it PRECISELY denote that religious expression is protected? Somehow speech or writing is NOT “expressing” something?
Our military has now been sodomized, feminized, homosexualized and now is being purged of any PERSONAL religious expression, despite having allowed it since 1775 with no problems
I would not want a family member serving in this “revamped” military.
Marxists do not want any God to compete with their God...the State.
I agree. It is not my Air Force nor is the entire US Military. The politicians have installed some of the worst political hacks in the upper echelons of the military and are turning it into a force that is not to be admired but disdained.
Allowing every freak and atheist to wear the uniform while telling the morally straight and true warriors to leave will turn them into the next generation of Waffen SS.
So, this means the AF JAG is just gonna shutter the cadet chapel?
Or turn it into a bath house?
Active Duty/Retiree ping.
I wonder how the Pentagon would respond to members of the military attending church off the military bases in nearby towns in uniform as a protest against their religious rights being taken from them.
The main Marxist atheist JERK who is screwing over Christianity in the USAF is the fist waving Mikey Weinstein.
By appointment to the President, BTW.
An essential foundation to the safety of our nation has been deliberatley compromised by traitors who wear friendly masks and who say they are fighting for the middleclass while they kill the economy, say they are for the middleclass while they kill your healthcare and replace it with a deliberate empty program, say they are for the middleclass while cheap heroin floods our towns and villages killing our kids. We dont need to be in an actual war to be at war we are being flanked at everyturn and we sit and watch like a bad tv movie
The Russians have demonstrated soebarkah to be a paper tiger. Along with Hagel and Kerry "reporting for duty", admirals and generals fired en masse, tradition is being stripped from our military. Even the Marines are forced into some type of bizzare combat experiment with up to 25% women, which I can already say from my own experiences in combat, it ain't gonna work.
Take God out of it and we're gonners. Which is exactly what has happened.
America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!
They erased verses from the Koran as well. As a blow in this war on religious people—They should put in more quotes from—The Book of Mormon—The saying of the Buddah, Confusious, The religios writing of Washington, Patton, and Lincoln and others. Will they erase them too?
As soon as a few key military bone up on the Constitution, they will know what to do.
Ecomcon will be successful this time.
We are not defined by our government
Did they erase any quotes from Barrack “The Messiah” Obama?
How about Marx, Lennin, or Richard Dawkins?
Me either. It is on purpose....it is exactly the type of people who formed the Samurai and the homosexual Brownshirts-—Godless people who had no trouble killing their own people, especially women and children.
Machiavelli stated that Virtue was essential to promote in militaries because of the power and the “corruption” that is easy where power exists. Zero forced “Pride” in Vice to destroy our military.....all Cultural Marxists know that to destroy a country-—you promote Vice and perversions (irrationality) in the children/schools/culture/media (done). They have been flipping Good and Evil for decades.
> There will soon be nothing left of America.
You’re looking at it all wrong. What 0 has done is making more and more people go to church, more grassroot conservatives (regular old guys who aren’t attorneys) get into politics and defeat the incumbents, and mobilized a nationwide movement to protect our rights and freedoms plus teach our children about the founding fathers and the Constitution. This is going to come bak to bite the progressives, liberals, and NWO lovers in the a$$ big time in the near future...
Obama's veto would have been him being truthful. But, as we've come to know, his words and signature are meaningless.
No, their gods are either 0bama aand/or Mohammed, the pedophile..
May God reward the United States with all it has earned.
May God have mercy on America, and Americans.
I recall in Navy Boot Camp (San Diego) in 1987, recruits were encouraged to say a prayer after we were in our racks. One of us would start the Lord’s Prayer, and others would join in. Those were better times for sure. In the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, I rest my case. The Great OZ has spoken.
...is this the same military that let the Fort Hood shooter make all those speeches?
You are foolish sir, they destroyed America...it is gone, dead while you gloated foolishly about some phone election in the future..
Once the homo agenda was accepted throwing out Christians was inevitable
The homosexual religion is ok, though.
But Obama said hes a Christian...
He also said you could keep your doctor.
..drag a pension thru a trailor park and this is what you get..
..worthless, characterless,shallow wannabees with not an original thought in their entire beings...
> You are foolish sir, they destroyed America...it is gone, dead while you gloated foolishly about some phone election in the future..
your opinion; not mine. There are things happenin in the background that are going to make a difference. Changes are a’comin’’.
And our troops are going to put up with this? I think not.
Tolerance was a way to grab power, they will never be tolerant themselves
“Who do you like in the Preakness?”
> Tolerance was a way to grab power, they will never be tolerant themselves
This administration are made up only of tyrants!
I wish I had the time to ping my lists.
Now the US Air Force is the SCOTUS? Who knew?
Yes he did sir. I have two questions. Do you believe him, and when was the last time he told the truth about anything?
There is no solution.
The fed government is not for the people. The fed government is for itself. It is an entity unto its own and feeds upon the people for its existence. Its only purpose is to exist. It will do anything and everything to exist. In order to exist, it needs to grow. It needs to grow, because to be stagnet means that something else may be growing in its place. Therefore, it grows, as a creature unto itself, without any purpose except to grow. The fed is a creature that is no longer recognizable. It is hideous and ugly, snapping, snarling, mean, and nasty.
In order to grow, it needs to feed upon the people. It eats out the livelihood of the people to grow. It will eat out the people until the people are no more.
This is the fed.
The state is something else. Some states care about its people, some dont. Some states are pair bonding at the hip to the feds and will suck off the people with the feds. And will try to grow like the feds. Some states realize what is happening and do what they can to protect its people and remove the ravenous fed creature from feeding off its people.
There is no hope for the fed to be reformed. It is rabid. States need to protect its people from this hideous deformity. Good Luck!
Democrats and Republicans in the fed can not reform it. No one can.
Yep, America is finished! Been finished for a long time. We still call it America, but it isnt. Do you call a butterfly a caterpillar after the caterpillar has changed to a butterfly? I dont. But in this case, we still call America - America. But it is not America, it is now some weird and hideous metamorphisis.
even now, I'll bet most of us know someone from supposedly conservative patriotic families joining the military...they do it for the money, for the benefits, for the chance to get away from home, and because there is no steel plant to work in nor farm or ranch to work on.....
economics trumps everything in the final analysis....the new military will most assuredly fire on American citizens just like in other dictatorships...