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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

1 posted on 07/23/2013 7:57:24 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: xzins

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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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: SeekAndFind
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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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: SeekAndFind
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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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: SeekAndFind

Homosexual service members = Bait


15 posted on 07/23/2013 8:45:16 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: SeekAndFind

We’re going to be sorry....


16 posted on 07/23/2013 8:45:59 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: SeekAndFind

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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To: SeekAndFind

20 posted on 07/23/2013 9:08:49 AM PDT by 444Flyer (How long O LORD? Psalm 112)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

May God protect them not only from enemies external but the ones that they will work with that will burn them the moment they speak out against homos.


21 posted on 07/23/2013 9:10:18 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: SeekAndFind
Is anyone surprised by this? I mean, really surprised? The question is, what are we going to do about it? If nothing but flap our gums, then we're as much to blame as the Muslim homo Obammunists.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

22 posted on 07/23/2013 9:19:42 AM PDT by wku man (Amnesty? No Way, Jose (No Se Puede!) by 10 Pound Test http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsTUQ8yOI2c)
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To: JimRed

Eh, “Sodomy In, Bibles Out”....


23 posted on 07/23/2013 9:29:06 AM PDT by MSF BU (n)
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To: SeekAndFind

The Marine’s Bible

http://www.marineshop.net/browse.cfm/the-marines-bible-(hb)/4,10857.html


24 posted on 07/23/2013 9:54:14 AM PDT by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Today’s Air Force is nothing but a shrunken, twisted version of the one I served in for all those years.

Gens. Billy Mitchell, Jimmy Doolittle, and Hap Arnold must be spinning wildly in their graves.

And I’m sorry the great Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager has to live to see this.


25 posted on 07/23/2013 10:01:44 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Gays in, Bibles out in the new American military

We used to fight for Judeo-Christian ideals.

Now we fight against them.

26 posted on 07/23/2013 10:03:59 AM PDT by Lazamataz (11/?/2009-7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: SeekAndFind

When I was at the Navy induction center many, many years ago some guy from the Salvation Army handed out kits that included, among other things, a little New Testiment. I’m thinking that that doesn’t happen anymore?


27 posted on 07/23/2013 10:06:22 AM PDT by 0.E.O
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To: SeekAndFind

In my opinion, Christians should get out while the gettin’ is good.


28 posted on 07/23/2013 10:39:06 AM PDT by pallis
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To: MarineBrat

Trees aren’t what they’re looking to hump.

BTW, my daddy is a three-war Marine, and he said they’ve always tolerated homos as long as they did their jobs.

Then, again, my daddy’s no bigot.


29 posted on 07/23/2013 10:52:16 AM PDT by warchild9
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To: SeekAndFind

So what? The US military is useless anyway.

Protecting the borders of Saudi Arabia, Korea, Japan, Germany, Jordan...but not the borders of the USA.

Are the American people any better off thanks to the wars in Vietnam, Lebanon, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya?


30 posted on 07/23/2013 11:03:26 AM PDT by JCBontheloose
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To: TYVets
No atheists in foxholes..but that the old military

In our new gay godless military..there a lot of atheists in a—holes

31 posted on 07/23/2013 11:03:37 AM PDT by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken .)
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To: warchild9

>>BTW, my daddy is a three-war Marine

Cool! If he’s still with us please give him my sincere regards and thanks. Sounds like we’ve got similar stories. Mine joined on his 17th birthday in 42, and retired in 69. He was in the Pacific for WWII. He told me that at the end of the war he spent about 80 days on a troop ship, on their way to invade Japan. He said “they dropped the bomb, the war was over, and that was all right with your father.”

In Korea he was mobile air traffic control. I have pictures of him with a big radar truck that they’d drive up to some hilltop and guide aircraft.

In Vietnam he was one of the early arrivals into Chu Lai, where he had some capacity in the design and construction of the air traffic control system for the air base.

After that he was an air traffic control instructor for a few years until retirement.

Every time I talk to someone whose father was a pilot in Korea or Nam I wonder if our fathers ever spoke to each other, even if briefly air to ground.


32 posted on 07/23/2013 11:29:23 AM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I watched the show Battleground Afghanistan last night on the Nat Geo channel.

This chronicles the brave Marines of Golf Company, 2/5 Marines - Retreat HELL!. They were assembled just before leaving for an assault on a talibunny heroin processing “compound” and their Captain knelt down on one knee and they all prayed for God to grant them strength and protect them as they ventured forth to confront the enemy.

My first thought was yes, please God protect them. My second thought was that their Captain will probably get into deep kimchee for daring to lead a prayer. My third thought was what a mess we’re in because I had that second thought.


33 posted on 07/23/2013 12:52:29 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: SeekAndFind

The U.S. Army burned Bibles in Afghanistan, so as not to offend Muslims. Then General Petraeus meddled in civilian matters to prevent a civilian man on U.S. soil from burning a Koran in protest of the Islamization of society.
And that same general had an affair with the woman writing his biography.


34 posted on 07/23/2013 3:32:09 PM PDT by River Hawk
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To: SeekAndFind

This is what happens when you have a Christian-hating Muslim president. Elections have consequences. End of story.


35 posted on 07/23/2013 4:01:03 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: JimRed

Was watching CSPAN the other day and the Dept of VA was testifying before Congress on the epic sexual abuse in the Armed Forces, and how VA is trying to get them help as fast as possible when they become veterans. The hearings went on about all day. NOT ONCE was there mention of HOMOSEXUAL RAPES
being the sex abuse/assaults that has more than quaddrupled since the lifting of DADT. All the FEMALE democrat chairman of the committee talked about was generic sex abuse and how bad it was. No one dared mention to these democrat flunkies that sex abuse on the average has went down but what has driven it up are HOMOSEXUAL RAPES. In otherwords it is accepted as perfectly normal. Queers have to sodomize young male soldiers, so no big deal, just get them help when they are discharged. I thank my lucky stars that I served at a time when this degenerate, immoral garbage was not condoned and promoted. No way in 40 hells I would enlist again if I were a young man. No way in 40 hells I would ever recommend military service to a young man. I never in a million years thought the US military would be turned into just another big social cesspool, but it has. Hard to believe, but I thank God I didn’t not have to serve in a military that condones and promotes homosexuality and treats it as perfectly normal behavior.


36 posted on 07/23/2013 4:15:24 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet
Who needs the military when our worst enemy is right here at home?

We have ONLY two choices:

1. Destroy the leftists

2. Be destroyed
37 posted on 07/23/2013 6:13:10 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: SeekAndFind
and you all think Romney would have been bad......

we could have stopped this....when it came to do it, we had chickens for voters...

38 posted on 07/23/2013 7:41:37 PM PDT by cherry
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