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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

Equality In The Military: Religious Right Suffers Setback In Its Campaign For Theocracy

Today gay men and women are serving openly in the U.S. military, marking another milestone in the march toward equal rights for all Americans. And needless to say, Religious Right leaders aren’t happy. Read more