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Military Labels Evangelicals, Catholics as ‘Religious Extremism’

OwlCreekObserver Wrote: Apr 05, 2013 5:22 PM
This sounds like some bone headed screw up by some junior officer in charge of the unit's Social Actions office (or whatever they call them these days). They were responsible for monitoring and enforcing programs like affirmative action, equal opportunity, race relations, drug counseling and about a thousand other things that are briefed to all military members every year. During my military career, everyone groaned whenever they were scheduled for these things, but of course no one dared say anything. We just went, served our time, and then worked overtime to make up for the time we wasted in those briefings.
bigdog_137 Wrote: Apr 05, 2013 7:45 PM
I attended exactly 1 session of "sensitivity training" in 24 years-and did so for 7 minutes. And no one checked the slides in ithis incident.
Jonathan160 Wrote: Apr 05, 2013 6:01 PM
Yeah, but did any of the officers you were briefed by wholly misrepresent the military's stance on a subject? Probably not. This officer who gave this briefing should lose his commission at the very least. As far as I'm concerned he should be court martialed!

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...