Senators: Why is Air Force punishing colonel over his religious views on marriage?

Senators: Why is Air Force punishing colonel over his religious views on marriage?

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Someone forgot to tell the Department of Defense that the era of Barack Obama has ended along with his regulations of “what government ordains a man, a woman and the sacrament of matrimony” to be, of all which is none of the government’s business in the first place.

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Fox News by Todd Starnes

A group of prominent U.S. senators is coming to the defense of a highly decorated Air Force colonel who could be booted out of the military over his religious views on same-sex marriage.

Col. Leland Bohannon, an experienced combat pilot, was suspended from command and orders were handed down recommending he not be promoted after he refused to publicly affirm the same-sex spouse of a retiring subordinate.

Bohannon, who was on the verge of being promoted to a one-star general, was punished after the subordinate filed a formal Equal Opportunity complaint which was later substantiated by investigators.

“His career is likely over and he will likely have to retire as a colonel instead of as a general,” First Liberty Institute attorney Michael Berry said on the “Todd Starnes Show.”

First Liberty Institute, one of the nation’s most prominent religious liberty law firms, is representing the distinguished military officer[…]

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1 Comment

  1. Will somebody please go back and check the civil rights acts and see if homosexuals are a protected class? I don’t think so. This crap goes all the way back to Bill Clinton, who famously said “I loathe the military” and instituted the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy which started the ball rolling toward destroying the US military. And I don’t want to hear any crap about Obergfell or any judicial nonsense, either.

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