Sunday, June 10, 2012

Defense of Marriage - #3958 - Gay Marriage Ceremony on Louisiana Military Base Sparks Uproar - The Blaze

The continued debate over homosexuality in the military is never ceasing, but a recent matrimonial ceremony held at Fork Polk, an army base in Louisiana, is sparking an intensified level of controversy. Fox News’ Todd Starnes has more about the lesbian nuptials that are creating an intense stir among politicians and traditional marriage advocates: The ceremony was conducted about three weeks ago by a chaplain for the Disciples of Christ, according to Ron Crews, executive director for the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty. “It was kept quiet,” Crews told Fox News Radio. He said the service was conducted in the military chapel, under the authorization of the chaplain’s denomination. So if the same-sex ceremony was approved by the military – why the outrage? “It raises the issue that Louisiana is a state that has a clear definition of marriage,” Crews said. “By allowing this on military installations, this means that chaplains in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq could conduct same sex ceremonies like this. How will this look to our coalition partners who do not approve of same sex unions?”  Read more..........

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