June 7th, 2012
05:04 PM ET
Same-sex ceremony on Army post draws fire
By Alan Duke, CNN
(CNN) - A same-sex ceremony between an enlisted woman and a civilian woman on a U.S. Army post last month drew protests from lawmakers Thursday.
The "private religious ceremony" took place at Fort Polk in Louisiana in May, post spokesman Scott Stearns said, but he would confirm few other details.
Rep. John Fleming, a Louisiana Republican whose congressional district includes the Army post, said the military confirmed to him that the same-sex ceremony was performed by an Army chaplain in the chapel.
The incident was an inevitable consequence of the end of the don't ask, don't tell policy in September, which previously banned homosexuals from military service, Fleming said.FULL STORY
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That was ny first concern, the desecration of chapels. How wicked and perverse. Chaolians are spineless anyway.
You may not realize that Army chapels are shared by all religions on many posts. The Army doesn't have the money to buy each cult their own place of worship.
There was not even the tiniests of hints about any desecration in the article.
Hope the couple had a nice honeymoon.
Sounds like Keith needs one of those Creflo Dollar shoe beatings, there b itch BAM! take my shoe, BAM! b itch, BAM! your healed from being an ass BAM! spout some more garbage b itch
And why would the qu.eers steal a religioius symbol in the rainbow?
Why would christians usurp an optical-meteorological phenomenon as one of their supersti.tious symbols?
Could someone tell me what religious symbol he's talking about?
The last time I looked the rainbow wasn't copyrighted. Anyone is free to use it in any manner they like.
It's just a natural phenomenon. Take light and shine it through water drops, boom, you've got a rainbow. Nothing mysterious about it.
awww, keith.....do equal rights bother you?
Why do inbred F's like you claim to speak for god? Because it allows you to give some legitimacy to your bigotry
Why is it that his very first executive order sealed all his records? What's this FRAUD hiding?
every president in American history has sealed is records its always been the first executive order,... its for historical preservation,....
And there you have it, folks. Tells you something about KEEF'S sanity, right there.
What does this have to do with the story?
Sorry Keith, but you are the fraud.
Isn't it just bizzare how the mirco-film flight manifests for all fo.reign incoming flights at the "time" of Obama's birth are mysteriously missing. And I'm sure it is just a coincidence that all the rest of them are right there where they should be. This man is the biggest FRAUD ever to be perpetrated on the American people. The compliant major media outlets are an absolute joke. This is like the Soviet Union of old. Funny how they report about Obama's falsified docu.ments, as they launch ICBM's and threaten a pre-emptive strike on the European missile defense shield while Obama is busy destoying 3/4's of our nukes. Just who's side is this Manchurian candidate on anyway?
And Keith, folks, is what we call a "Paranoid Conspiracy Theorist".
Keith, first things first: get your head out of your backside. That much hate isn't justified for anyone. Plus, you're just making stuff up. Get a grip.
Keith.....go to the top of the tallest building in your town. Then go meet Jesus
"I am a Christian"-Barack Obama
"I do believe that tradition and my religious beliefs say that marriage is something between sanctified between a man and a woman"-Barack Obama
For I [am] the LORD, I change not;-God
Evidently Barry didn't get that memo and has a poor memory.
God doesn't change? Have you actually read the bible? It is chock full of God changing. What about the contrast between the monster in the old testament to the horse-thief in the new testament? Or are you one of those Christians hat like to ignore those passages? Remember in Exodus when God "hardened Pharaoh's heart" and wouldn't allow Pharaoh to comply with his demand? Remember when God held Pharaoh responsible for that? Remember when God killed all those people because of that? I so wish you people would quit worshiping fairy tales. It's not real! You are more moral than your God is! Who loves their children so much that he would condemn them to eternal damnation? On this planet, we put parents like that in prison.
so you god still like to kill sun worshipers and demand you don't eat pork
Suppose a man or woman among you, in one of your towns that the LORD your God is giving you, has done evil in the sight of the LORD your God and has violated the covenant by serving other gods or by worshiping the sun, the moon, or any of the forces of heaven, which I have strictly forbidden. When you hear about it, investigate the matter thoroughly. If it is true that this detestable thing has been done in Israel, then that man or woman must be taken to the gates of the town and stoned to death. (Deuteronomy 17:2-5
The pig is also unclean; although it has a split hoof, it does not chew the cud. You are not to eat their meat or touch their carcasses.
so hows your ham and cheese sandwich with a side of shrimp-chips you hypocrite
Keith, I'm concerned about your mental state. You seem unbalanced. I would pray for you, but I'm an atheist and don't believe in that nonsense.
13monkees, they are not the children of God, but children of the evil one. You wanna put God on trial? Good luck with that.
sam stone, Funny you mention stoning....Are you familiar with the 100 lb. hailstones that God will use on the inhabitants of the earth? The penalty for blaspheming the name of God is stoning. Good luck with that sammyboy.
first of all, i did not mention stoning.
secondly, your iron age fairy tale god is impotent. your empty proxy threats are laughable, ya little punk
Rom 1:26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
Rom 1:27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet
Keith, I'm trying to decide if the Bible is full of grammar and spelling errors, or if it's just you.
Keith is very entertaining, in a watch-the-circus-geek sort of way
Lev 20:13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood [shall be] upon them.
Hmm. I'll bet your clothes have polyester and cotton mixed together.
Do you think anyone cares about your religious beliefs, KEEF? Do you really think they matter to people who don't believe what you do? Do you really think they have any bearing on the law?
Well, that's OK in this case cause they both chicks.
Also in Leviticus:
21:7 And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do.
21:8 If she please not her master, who hath betrothed her to himself, then shall he let her be redeemed: to sell her unto a strange nation he shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her.
Nice God you worship.
Keith, did you find your Bible in a cheap motel? And what were you doing there? And whom were you with?
Jud 1:7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.
Hey, KEEF! Still think Obama's birth certificate is a fake? Still believe he's a Muslim?
Keith, you're out of control! If I were a generous man, I'd say you were naughty, but I'm not. Instead allow me to speak frankly. Oh, and before I forget, tell your mom I can't see her this evening. I'm busy. Keith, you're hopeless.
Sodom and Gahmorah were destroyed by a meteor that broke apart in the upper atmosphere. The even was recorded on a stone tablet in asia, in a non-christian area. You are following the explanation of some clueless shepards that couldn't wrap their head around extraterrestrial objects... Welcome to 21st century science, it's amazing...
Didn't Lot's daughter's get him drunk and have s3x with him?
That should be "daughters", not "daughter's".
at least we dont do or sisters like palintwit
would. its funny how people put us down on here but. would they do it to or face haha..might not like what follers.. peace of trash
Pray for our nation. Pray that God will not allow this depravity to repeat.
You should be more worried about your own morals and stop judging others as if you were a "God". That is unless, of course, you think that legalizing gay marriage will cause you to finally come out of the closet!
The collective morality as well as our own should be a concern to all humanity. We pray that God blesses America, but how can He bless us if we permit such depravity. We will have to answer for it one way or another. I want my kids and grandkids to live in a blessed America.
I will never have to answer for anything to your god.
What possible effect would gay marriage have on your kids if they aren't gay, Blane?
and I agree with you this depravity must stop. It's way past tiem for the depraved to stop interfering in love. Just becuase someone does not follow exactly your religion or a politician thinks some stupid comments may garner a few votes is no reson to deny euqal and civil rights.
Well, well, if it isn't Jezebel flapping her gums. It's not ordained of God and I feel sooooo sorry for the poor kids who are adopted by these Jerry Sandusky perverts.
Oooh, another post by KEEF the DIM!
The same moron who thinks Obama is not eligible to be president.
Pedophilia is a crime. Marriage is not. Try to be smarter than a pipe.
I wish all you would do is pray. Especially since that actually accomplishes nothing. Mumble to yourself...sorry...pray all you want. Then wake up and realize that two hands working accomplish more than a thousand clasped in prayer.
Blame, you're confused. I'm sure your parents are deeply ashamed of you. Don't let that stop you. Fight your way to mediocrity. You can do it! With a lot of work anyway. Well, maybe you can't. You've sunk so deep that you may never work your way back to reality. Now that I think about it, you should just give up.
I will pray that the holy christ child will put a tuurd in your mouth.
Good for the Army and good for this couple. People who are so against gay marriage because of religious beliefs should be locked away in their churches for the rest of their lives. Jesus would disavow all of you in a heartbeat. You people have twisted his message so much he might as well be up there with Mao. When will you Christians wake up and see what you have become. You people are becoming the scourge of the earth and I hope someday to see the end of your hateful religion.
Saturday seems to be a slow day for posting. The religious fanatics are still sleeping off Friday night's debauchery at the local watering hole. Sometime after noon they'll rise and shine then get ready to head out the door to push old ladies under buses, burn down orphanages, and spew hate at anyone who appears good and decent. They have a lot to get done in a crowded Saturday day afternoon. All this so they can go to church Sunday morning pretending that they love Jesus and are following God's commandments.
You know I'm right! Now get busy. Get the snakes ready for tomorrow. Make sure you have enough strychnine for church. Find your mom's teeth she left at the bar last night. Get your dad out of jail. Get Uncle Harry off the roof–or at least make him put some clothes on. Make sure Aunt Sally got home from the frat house last night. Iron your overhauls for church tomorrow.
Most rednecks prefer to get their bagging and birthing done by Friday. This leaves the weekend free to go to Walmart for guns and ammo, to string more barbed wire around their double wides, and to boink their cousins.
Wrong!! You're putting a label on us. I can buy ammo by the case at the Army Navy store, don't have a double wide since the bank took it back and haven't boinked a cousin since Sally got hitched. I think I deserve an apology.
Wayne, watch out for that substandard ammo you got from the Army/Navy store. Give my best to Sally.
The "incident"?... the "consequence"? What kind of journalism is this? Biased are we?
Find a rush to judgement, self righteous bigotry and hatred as well as unreasonable argument and hypocrisy.
What? BTW judgment is spelled with only one "e."
Prayer changes things.
Atheism is perhaps the absence of Schizophrenia.
I see you're still blathering. Prayer changes nothing. It is useless; besides, all you pray for is personal wealth and for your favorite sports team to win. Hardly worthy goals.
Of course it does. It changes how people think, it makes people who love their god want to go out and hate, be intolerant, lie, cheat , steal, have affairs, judge, and kill their fellow human beings. Christians (especially the "good" ones, disgust me.
Prayer- asking for forgiveness or help from an imaginary friend because you are either too cowardly to own up to a real person or too lazy or stupid to solve your own problems. (also see Schizophrenia)
equality should not be feared, it should be embraced!
"There is no right to perversion"
That idea, itself, is perversion.
"There is no right to perversion"
Sure there is. It is called the Freedom Of Relgion
do not equal a man and a woman. never will
There was nothing about perversion in the article!
Celebrating love is perversion?? What a sad twisted life you must lead.
celebrating bigotry is worshipping god? what a twisted god you must worship
Let's not be too hard on the Christians. Sure they believe in a magical Daddy floating in the firmament called the magical kingdom of heaven. We all believed in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy at one time. Of course that was when we were children. As we grew up we tossed aside the nonsense of the Easter Bunny, unicorns, and such. It is troubling, however, that these Christians cling desperately to mythological beings into adulthood. I changed my mind. We should be hard on them. Just don't tell them Santa Claus isn't real. We don't want to kick them when they're down.
"I am concerned with a certain way of looking at life, which was created in me by the fairy tales, but has since been ratified by the mere facts" G. K Chesterton
The modern interpretation is that Zombie worship is the new faerie tale.