When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one. Matlovich, Thanks, Marlene If gay and lesbian people are given civil rights, then everyone will want them! What they don't want us to remember is that there are admonishments in the Bible concerning heterosexual activity. I don't mean to imply by this that God doesn't love straight people, only that they seem to require a great deal more supervision.
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Same-sex unions and military policy
What is noteworthy amidst all the backroom political maneuvering and now public talk show debate is that we actually have a reservoir of very real lessons learned to draw from. This creates an important opportunity for how to implement the policy in a smart and effective manner, learning from the experiences of others. Over the course of the daylong conference several key insights stood out on how exactly their militaries transitioned to allowing openly gay service:. The panelists also focused on how cohesion is often misunderstood, that the key to cohesion was a shared sense of mission, not social bonding. Multiple times, the foreign officers were asked whether, based on their experiences, a policy change should be handled slowly, in order to let the military acclimatize or to resolve details of implementation.
SEOUL, Republic of Korea — A South Korean military court on Wednesday sentenced an army captain to a suspended prison term for having sex with a fellow male soldier in a ruling human rights groups criticized as regressive and intimidating. A lawyer for the captain said her client was being punished for having consensual sex with his partner in a private space. She said the captain was briefly treated at a hospital for shock following his conviction. She said the military penal code, which makes homosexual activity punishable by up to two years in prison, was unconstitutional because it tramples on basic human rights and dignity. He will be dishonourably discharged if the ruling stays.