Punishing someone solely because they disagree with you on a political or religious issue is morally repugnant, and flat illegal in the United States government. It is no more or less proper to punish someone (even if it's merely a verbal reprimand) for publicly disagreeing with the gay agenda (however you define that term) than it is to punish someone for publicly agreeing with it. It is no more legal to punish someone for their view on homosexuality than it is to punish them for their view on Social Security, or on which of the 20,000 denominations of Christianity is the right one. It is no more right to impose your pro-gay beliefs on your subordinates than it is to impose your particular religious preference. This is precisely the sort of thing I've been saying the times I've written that gays are now allowed to be gay first and soldiers second. When you put the gay agenda ahead of morale, good order, and discipline, you will cause severe problems within the service. Training and readiness will suffer, as will our capability to fight. And that will cost lives. When you choose your officers and senior enlisted based on their politics rather than their leadership and competence, this is what you get.
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