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False Prophets: Religious Right’s Military Chaplaincy Predictions Bomb

When plans were made for gays to serve openly in the military, Religious Right zealots and the Catholic hierarchy were predictably apoplectic. They imagined a range of dire consequences including a devastating impact on the work of military chaplains.

In a fund-raising letter last year, the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins warned darkly, “[C]haplains who uphold the Bible's teaching on homosexuality will open themselves up to disciplinary action, bad fitness reports and the denial of promotions.” Read more

Unleashing Leviticus: Religious Right Rants Over Change In Military’s DADT Policy

On Saturday, the U.S. Senate voted to repeal the so-called “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy that banned openly gay and lesbian Americans from serving in the armed forces. The Religious Right is not pleased.

To hear Religious Right leaders tell it, the end is nigh. How soon before the North Koreans come rolling down Pennsylvania Avenue? Read more