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Army Orders Bible Verses Scraped Off Scopes

daunhin Wrote: Apr 24, 2013 12:21 PM
So, atheist can't be good soldiers? Only Christian soldiers can handle real weapons? (When I went through BCT and AIT at Ft Polk in 1968 I was taught that my rifle was a weapon, not a gun.) If that is your stance, then you are just a bigoted as any atheist. It's funny, Christians get their panties in a wad when atheist come down on them, but it's OK for Christians to come down on atheist. Now THAT'S real Christ like, isn't it?
daunhin Wrote: Apr 24, 2013 1:39 PM
And Christians aren't guilty of the same offence? Vietnamvet is a case in point.
DCM in FL Wrote: Apr 24, 2013 12:27 PM
Well, all beliefs are not equal, and therefore do not have equal results.

Besides, what do you mean exactly by "come down"? Usually atheists "coming down" on Christians involves being immaturely offended by something innocuous.

The U.S. Army is directing troops to remove a Bible inscription that a vendor etched into the serial numbers of weapon scopes, Fox News has learned.

Soldiers at Fort Wainwright in Alaska told Fox News they received a directive to turn in their scopes so the Bible references could be removed.

The scopes were made by Trijicon and referenced New Testament passages in John 8:12 and Second Corinthians 4:6. The verses appeared at the end of the scope serial numbers – “JN8:12” and “2COR4:6.”

“The biblical verse (JN8:12) must be removed utilizing a dremel type tool and then painted black,” read...