Faith Matters in Maine – September 20, 2012
September marks the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s repeal of “Don’t ask, Don’t Tell,” allowing homosexuals to serve openly in the U.S.
The past year has seen several negative consequences as a result of the repeal including chaplains being threatened with early retirement and forced resignation for non-compliance, and so-called “same-sex” marriages being conducted in military chapels. One such ceremony was held on a base in Louisiana where their Constitution defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
According to Col. Ron Crews, Executive Director of the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty, “This is the anniversary of the Department of Defense using our military to promote a very radical agenda. It’s not a time to celebrate. It’s a time to mourn.”