May 12, 2013
Has Christianity Been Outlawed in the US Army?
Barack Obama's administration has just released a statement stating that any American soldier who openly professes his Christianity can now be subject of a court-martial and may even face imprisonment and a dishonorable discharge. That apparently also applies to military chaplains in in the military. That statement was released to Fox News on the 6th of May: Religious proselytization is not permitted within the Department of Defense... Court martials and non-judicial punishments are decided on a case-by-case basis. Clearly, all this either stands or falls or what exactly is meant by "proselytization." The Obama government realizes this. There has been specific talk about proselytization in terms of "coercion and the abuses of power to force religion on others". Nevertheless, I doubt that this is really about literal coercion or abuses of power because American Muslims, both inside the army and activists on the outside, have been agitating for this policy. In other words, any talk of...(Read Full Article)