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Military Labels Evangelicals, Catholics as ‘Religious Extremism’

Davole Wrote: Apr 06, 2013 3:25 PM
“The officer who conducted the briefing ... told him that she got her information from the Southern Poverty Law Center.” “But Mark Potok, a spokesman for the Southern Poverty Law Center, told Fox News they did not provide the military with any list about religious extremism.” So the official Army spokesman George Wright told Fox News “We consider the matter closed.” Gee, it sure appears as though the Army chain of command strives to be just as transparent as the Obama government!
hboring Wrote: Apr 06, 2013 6:06 PM
"“The officer who conducted the briefing ... told him that she got her information from the Southern Poverty Law Center.”

“But Mark Potok, a spokesman for the Southern Poverty Law Center, told Fox News they did not provide the military with any list about religious extremism.”

That SPLC did "not provide information" doesn't mean it wasn't posted on their web site for the "non subject expert" to find. Has anyone checked out that possibility. The SPLC has a far left agenda, and hasn't limited itself to true civil rights in years.
bigdog_137 Wrote: Apr 06, 2013 6:54 PM
which is what happened. The non-qualified trainer made a mistake.

End of story.

The U.S. Army listed Evangelical Christianity and Catholicism as examples of religious extremism along with Al Qaeda and Hamas during a briefing with an Army Reserve unit based in Pennsylvania, Fox News has learned.

“We find this offensive to have Evangelical Christians and the Catholic Church to be listed among known terrorist groups,” said Ron Crews, executive director of the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty. “It is dishonorable for any U.S. military entity to allow this type of wrongheaded characterization.”

The incident occurred during an Army Reserve Equal Opportunity training brief on extremism. Topping the list is Evangelical Christianity. Other organizations...