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megimoo
05-11-2011, 05:40 PM
- Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower, is introducing an amendment today designed to prohibit military chaplains from performing same-sex marriages on military bases. The amendment will be offered to the Defense authorization bill, which the Armed Services Committee is considering today. The amendment comes in the aftermath of an apparent about-face by the Navy on a decision to allow Navy chaplains to perform same-sex marriages in Navy chapels, as the military makes preparations to remove its ban on homosexuality. On Tuesday afternoon, the Navy's chief of chaplains said the new...


http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/akin-introduce-amendment-prohibit-milita

Gingersnap
05-11-2011, 05:42 PM
More Politics than GD.

PoliCon
05-12-2011, 12:08 AM
ah. I had not thought of that.

Rockntractor
05-12-2011, 12:20 AM
This can't be true because it isn't on MSNBC.

megimoo
05-12-2011, 12:26 AM
This can't be true because it isn't on MSNBC.

It's a lie, It's a lie. Polly Wolly doesn't like the source !

Rockntractor
05-12-2011, 12:45 AM
It's a lie, It's a lie. Polly Wolly doesn't like the source !

No, I'm just pulling your leg!:D

PoliCon
05-12-2011, 08:11 AM
It's a lie, It's a lie. Polly Wolly doesn't like the source !


Wow. did you hurt yourself jumping to that conclusion? :rolleyes:

txradioguy
05-12-2011, 08:26 AM
There are more than a few Chaplains breathing a sigh of relief across DoD on this one.