Army scraping off biblical reference from weapons scopes

Thomas Lifson
For years, weapons scopes supplied to the Army by a company called Trijicon ("Brilliant Arming SolutionsTM")have carried serial numbers ending in JNB:12 and 2COR4:6. To the biblically untutored, they appeared to be just a continuation of an alphanumeric sequence. But to people familiar with the Bible and citations therefrom, these sequences signify Bible verses. When someone in the Army took notice, possibly following an irate complaint from an atheist clued in by a comrade, a small version of hell broke loose. They must go! Todd Starnes of Fox News has the story. The U.S. Army is directing troops to remove a Bible inscription that a vendor etched into the serial numbers of weapon scopes, Fox News has learned. Soldiers at Fort Wainwright in Alaska told Fox News they received a directive to turn in their scopes so the Bible references could be removed. "The biblical verse (JN8:12) must be removed utilizing a Dremel type tool and then painted black," read instructions...(Read Full Post)

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