“Gay Marine’s kiss sparks praise, anger”

Afghanistan gov’t demands trial for “Quran burning soldiers”; NATO agrees?

Pat Buchanan: For What, All These Wars?

Soldiers don fake belly, breasts to better understand pregnant troops’ exercise concerns

Supreme Court to decide free speech challenge to military medals law

Chaplains object to DOJ decision to not defend DOMA for service members

Pentagon defended Bible burning in 2009

“Undermining Marriage? All in a Gays’ Work”

Sen. Scott Brown: Let women in combat, no mention of selective service registration

Israeli religious party says military exemptions ruling won’t threaten ruling coalition

High court torn over law banning lie about medals

54% Favor Full Combat Role for Women in Military | Rasmussen

DOJ indicates denying same-sex couples military benefits is unconstitutional

Obama Mulls 80 Percent Disarmament of Nuclear Arsenal

Reinstating DADT in Oklahoma National Guard ‘not an easy subject’

Chaplains concerned about continued erosion of religious liberties

Pentagon to Lift Some Restrictions on Women in Combat

35 Members of the House Call on Air Force to Put God Back in Motto

Bishops’ Health Insurance Letter Created Special Issues For Military Chaplains

Army tries to suppress Archbishop’s condemnation of Obamacare regs

    CNSnews.com: Archbishop Timothy Broglio, who leads the Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, wrote a letter to be read at all Sunday Masses for U.S. military personnel around the world that said that a regulation issued by the Obama Administration under the new federal health care law was “a blow” to a freedom that U.S. troops have not only fought to defend but for which some have recently died in battle.

  • Posted: 02/07/2012
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“Disabled vet in same-sex marriage sues over denial of full benefits”

LA Times: “The Senate should reject a House-passed bill that would allow religious symbols on war memorials.”

West Point under pressure to de-invite Islam critic

Pat Buchanan: Who Commissioned Us to Remake the World?

    Pat Buchanan at Townhall: We’re not going to get into the business of dictating (Russia’s) path (to democracy). … We’re just going to support what we like to call ‘universal values’ — not American values, not Western values, universal values.” But what, exactly, are these “universal values”? And who are we to impose them on other nations? Did Divine Providence assign us this mission? Who do we Americans think we are?

  • Posted: 01/27/2012
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Doug Napier: Repeal of DADT Still Doesn’t Mean You Can Ask

Fort Bragg to Host Anti-Religion Band at Atheist Rock Beyond Belief

Ron Paul introduces a simple bill to repeal the worst parts of Congress’ “indefinite detention” law

Dallas VA Nurse fired for “anti-gay” tirade – ‘Have you asked God into your heart? Have you been saved by Jesus Christ?’

Pat Buchanan: Who Wants War With Iran?

Pentagon report: Sexual assault in the military up dramatically

Obama plan seen ending U.S. military edge in space

Maldives military arrests top judge, spark protest

Mark Steyn: “The Ron Paul Faction: His appeal is growing after decades of unwon wars.”

David French: Ron Paul’s Appeal Among the Military | National Review Online

On the front lines of sexual assault in the military: Army chaplains

    CSMonitor.com: Last year, an Air Force study – the most comprehensive survey yet conducted by the military – found that 1 in 5 female airmen says she has been sexually assaulted since joining up. The report was seen as a key motivation behind an unprecedented push by the Pentagon to address sexual abuse in all service branches.

  • Posted: 01/10/2012
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Obama’s Defense Drawdown: Entitlements begin to crowd out the American military

Obama unveils new strategy for smaller military

Constitutional experts: pro-life ‘terrorists’ could be permanently detained without trial under law

ACLU, Others Slam Obama for Signing Defense Bill That Includes Detainee Provisions

Junior ROTC Cadets Can Now Wear Religious Head Coverings

In first, lesbian couple get first kiss at Navy homecoming

Jacob Sullum: “One-Man Intervention: Ron Paul Challenges His Party’s Mindless Militarism”

    Jacob Sullum at Townhall: For 35 years, Ron Paul has been speaking truths that the foreign policy mavens of both parties prefer to ignore: that the Constitution gives Congress alone the power to declare war, that unjustified interventions breed resentment that undermines our security, that there is a difference between military spending and defense spending, that foreign aid rewards autocrats and their cronies and that economic sanctions are an “an act of war” that hurts people in the name of punishing the governments that oppress them. If there really is no room for these arguments in the Republican Party, that is the party’s fault, not Paul’s.

  • Posted: 12/21/2011
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Are Ron Paul’s foreign policy views essential for conservatism and domestic limited government?

    Jack Hunter at The Daily Caller: Many Republicans love Ron Paul’s limited-government philosophy but have problems with his foreign policy. This is understandable given the state of today’s Republican Party. But what many Republicans probably don’t realize is that Paul’s foreign policy is part of his limited-government philosophy — and it’s a crucially important part. If the American right does not begin to at least consider Paul’s foreign policy, it will continue to forfeit any hope of advancing a substantive conservatism.

  • Posted: 12/20/2011
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Nativity display to remain at Travis Air Force Base

Chuck Norris: Feds’ War on Religion (Part 1 of 2)

Republican candidates turn their fire on Ron Paul’s foreign policy

GOP candidates blast Ron Paul over Iran policy. Is one side crazy?

Ron Paul strongly defends anti-war policies

Defense Authorization Bill Passes With Conscience Protection For Chaplains

Congressman Intercedes on Behalf of Pendleton Cross

Nativity, menorah displays cause stir at Travis Air Force Base

CA: Marine Widow Fights To Keep Camp Pendleton Cross Up

Sandy Rios: Romney Now Embraces Gays in the Military

Congress backtracks on plan to legalize bestiality

Air Force Academy dogged by anti-Christian pressure

“Navy reinstates gay sailor”

Romney and Gingrich split on reinstatement of DADT and women in combat

Defense bill repeals military law on sodomy and bestiality

Sen. Lindsey Graham Says He Didn’t Know Defense Bill He Approved Lifts Military Ban on Sodomy and Bestiality

Atheist Leader Complains About U.S. Troops Praying Together Before Combat Mission

The USS Karl Marx: Leftists run wild politicizing Navy ship names

“Disgraced Naval Commander Reveals Risks of Abortion on Military Bases” | RedState

Atheists put bull’s-eye on another cross: Oppose plans to replace burned memorial at Camp Pendleton

UK lifts ban on female submariners

Chaplains commend Army chief of chaplains for decision concerning rabbi

US Navy rescinds ban on Bibles for patients at Walter Reed hospital

Feds buy time in suit seeking same-sex military benefits

Lawmakers Blast Administration For Calling Fort Hood Massacre ‘Workplace Violence’

Billions for defense, but not one cent for empire: ‘Isolationism’ is a slur

Alan E. Sears: 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Reminds Us Freedom Isn’t Free

    ADF President and General Counsel Alan E. Sears at Townhall: During the Christmas season, we actually tend to be more thankful for things that we more easily overlook at other times of the year. Things as foundational as family, friends, and a warm place to lay our heads at night become focal points.

  • Posted: 12/07/2011
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Has the War with Iran Already Begun?

Mysterious blasts, slayings suggest covert efforts in Iran