Skip to comments.President Says “Right of Conscience” Not Valid for Military Personnel (Satire)
Posted on 01/06/2013 1:42:00 PM PST by John Semmens
Even though he signed the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), President Obama says he will not abide by its provision protecting military chaplains from being compelled to perform services which violate their moral or religious beliefs.
I am the Commander-in-Chief, Obama explained. It is every soldiers duty to carry out my orders without hesitation or mental reservation. No religious dogma can be permitted to interfere with this duty.
The genesis of the so-called right of conscience clause in the legislation was the desire to allow chaplains to be excused from performing gay marriages if their religious beliefs are opposed to the concept.
The notion that those seeking same-sex marriage should just accept a minister from a denomination that accepts this practice is unacceptable, the President declared. For an army to function individual consciences must be suppressed. Isnt there a commandment thou shalt not kill in the Christian Bible? We dont allow individual soldiers a right of conscience privilege to refrain from obeying commands to kill enemies. How, then, can we allow individual chaplains a privilege to refrain from marrying soldiers of the same sex?
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Jawohl, mein Fuhrer!
Why should the people of the United States of American expect a right of conscience? Of the People, By the People and For the People has long been replaced by “at the will of the Government”. We are to do what the elected leader tells us and keep our mouths shut and our morality to ourselves. /s
Getting harder and harder to separate what this ass-hat actually says from satire.
It is so hard to say what is satire these days...
I will only OBEY GOD and NOT MAN, not even Obama.
Stupid girl. Obama IS god. Just ask him.
First I am NOT STUPID.
Second, Obama CLAIMS he is, but he is NOT.
Sorry but I swore to defend the constitution form all enemy's foreign and DOMESTIC.
Not funny. The little old ladies are out in force on the weekends and they’ll think this is real.
Well, I guess it is funny.
You three obligations or tests when not complying with any order, “Dangerous, Illegal, or Immoral”. Everything Obama demands can only be one of the three....
uh... OK! Glad we cleared that up.
Wow, looks like tyranny to me. I suppose any Military Chaplain worth the religious orders that are required for the profession could just decide that being a minister, iman, rabbi, etc. is no longer a legitimate vocation in the military. The void could be filled by any old college grad with a certificate stating he or she is a qualified to be a chaplain. You can get those certificates by mail after submitting a small fee. Mr. Obama, by declaring himself “Commander-in-Chief” over the military including any religious beliefs, has de facto enacted a state religion defined by him. Stay tuned for the Supreme Court cases... On another note, a commission in the U.S. military requires that individuals have to obey lawful orders. Obama can state that the orders are lawful because he deems it so, but that does not include violating religious beliefs of individuals. Should the courts find in Obama’s favor, we have definitely redefined the U.S. Constitution and the freedom of religion principle.
O’Beelzebub has no conscience. So he expects no one else to have one.
All of us swore an oath to defend and uphold the Constitution, not a would-be kenyan dictator. Der Fuehrer must be getting nervous. No, you will not get away with forcing the military to swear fealty to you instead of the Constitution like your National Socialist Democrat German predecessor did.
Try it MF and see what happens.
FUBO & FAD
Hey RJ, this was satire.
This slime ball pig is destined for hell. He THINKS he over rules GOD!?!?!?! He has dug a grave for himself that he will not be able to get out of until he gets on his knees. But, I seriously doubt he will as he is so full of himself he cannot think straight. He is not THE Anti-Christ, but he is exactly what the Anti-Christ will be like. So full of himself he cannot go to the bathroom.
How would Barry know, he does not have a conscience.
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