It appears as if military chaplains are under attack if they refuse to preform same-sex marriages. Nancy Pelosi stated last week that she, along with the Barry and Crew, opposed a provision, Section 536 of the National Defense Authorization Act, that reads:
No member of the armed forces may “direct,
order, or require a chaplain to perform any duty, rite, ritual,
ceremony, service, or function that is contrary to the conscience, moral
principles, or religious beliefs of the chaplain, or contrary to the
moral principles and religious beliefs of the endorsing faith group of
Pelosi denies that any chaplain has been forced to preform any ceremony against their beliefs. Yet, that's not the word on the military-chaplian street. The Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty is not so convinced that this administration has their religious freedom in mind. Go HERE to read the entire article.
The takeaway is this:
“If it is a threat, then this is essential to preserving freedom of religion in our armed forces,” Knight said. “Given the administration’s heavy hand against Catholic hospitals over the contraceptive, abortifacient, sterilization issue, why should anyone trust them not to go after the chaplains and do things against their conscience?”
Trust Barry and Crew to do the right thing? Never.