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Coast Guard Admiral Brags About Violating Military Rules on Religion

Posted by on May. 10, 2013 at 10:19 AM
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Coast Guard Admiral William Lee Brags About Violating Military Rules on Religion (Video)

 

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By Michael Allen, Thu, May 09, 2013

Coast Guard Rear Admiral William Lee gave a speech in Washington D.C. at the National Day of Prayer service last week, where he boasted about violating the U.S. military's rules regarding religion (video below).

While Admiral Lee wasn't specific about which rules he had broken, his speech seemed to indicate that he had violated a rule against proselytizing, which can result in a court martial, reported FoxNews.com.

The video was posted by the Family Research Council on their YouTube page, which supported Admiral Lee's actions.

Lee described how he gave a Bible to a suicidal service member because "there's not enough chaplains to go around."

He claimed that the 18-year-old "had put a gun to his head, pulled the trigger and survived."

"When I looked at that young man and heard his story, the rules say 'send him to the chaplain.' My heart said, 'give this man a bible,'" recalled Lee.

After the crowd applauded, Lee recalled the high military suicide rate and then said: "The lawyers tell me I'm crossing the line. I am so glad I have crossed that line so many times."

Source: YouTube and FoxNews.com

by on May. 10, 2013 at 10:19 AM
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parentalrights1
by on May. 10, 2013 at 10:35 AM
Gah I'm so sick of the arrogant notion that Christianity is special and okay to break rules.
FromAtoZ
by AllieCat on May. 10, 2013 at 10:38 AM

I don't have time to watch the video.  Did read the article.

I can understand why he did what he did.  I can also understand why there are the lines drawn.


Della529
by Matlock on May. 10, 2013 at 10:44 AM

If a veteran commits suicide every 65 minutes, and the supposed majority are Christians, what does that say?

Euphoric
by Bazinga! on May. 10, 2013 at 11:03 AM

 hmm

lizzielouaf
by Gold Member on May. 10, 2013 at 11:06 AM



Quoting Euphoric:

 hmm



SuperChicken
by on May. 10, 2013 at 11:06 AM

That is arrogance. 

mikiemom
by Ruby Member on May. 10, 2013 at 11:32 AM

He is an arrogant jackass.

AdrianneHill
by Platinum Member on May. 10, 2013 at 11:37 AM
How many times did that not work?
Arroree
by Ruby Member on May. 10, 2013 at 11:40 AM



Quoting mikiemom:

He is an arrogant jackass.

This


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