Skip to comments.Biblical references etched on rifle sights
Posted on 01/19/2010 5:47:21 PM PST by myknowledge
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A Michigan company has been inscribing references to biblical passages on sights for high-powered rifles used by the U.S. military, an investigation revealed.
Trijicon has a $600 million, multi-year contract with the federal government to produce the sights, used by U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq and to train Afghan and Iraqi forces, ABC News's "Nightline" reported Monday.
U.S. military rules bar advocating any religion in Iraq or Afghanistan to prevent criticism that the united States was adding a religious element in its battle against Islamic insurgents, but Trijicon's sales and marketing director said the inscriptions "have always been there."
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I want to know if these are available to the public. Mrreaganaut and I both want one!
Seems that the Soviets never quite smashed religion as much as they wanted to.
He has prepared his deadly weaponsPs. 7:13
This is really very cool! Other companies should do something like this...”easter eggs” for the serviceman/woman...a bit of spiritual inspiration.
HA HA HA, the muslims can come here and instult us, use our laws against us, make terror attacks, but we cannot help our military with bible inscriptions...when they are in battle? What a crock!!
Indeed, yes, like Barry Pepper in Saving Private Ryan.
LOVE IT. Makes me want to buy a Trijicon for my MSAR 5.56 bullpup even more.
The article doesn’t appear to list a single passage. The failure to do so makes me wonder if they are indeed NT references. I would guess a quote of David’s from the Psalms would be most likely. Or even something from Solomon (Ecclesiastes).
Yea, though I walk down the Valley of the Shadow of Death, I shall fear no evil; for I am the meanest and best equipped SOB in the Valley!
Hopefully the military will purge their inventory and sell them on the market for, say 10% of their cost. :)
Love to have one but they’re too expensive for me.
2COR4:6—”For God, who commanded the light to shine out of the darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.”
JN8:12—”Then spake Jesus again unto them saying, ‘I am the light of the world: he that followth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.”