A retired Army chaplain says homosexual sailors have been able
to choose their bunkmates on board Navy ships as a consequence of
the repeal of the ban on homosexuals serving openly in the
Col. Ron Crews (USA-Ret.) served as an Army chaplain
for 28 years and now serves as a spokesman for the Chaplain
Alliance for Religious Liberty. When asked by The
Washington Times to write an op-ed on the consequences of the
repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," he was quick to point out that
"toleration does not cut both ways."
"The Department of Defense is continually bringing forth
homosexual soldiers and military personnel to do press conferences
and talk about how wonderful it is," Col. Crews notes. "And then
they allow military personnel to march in a gay pride parade in San
Diego. But yet those who hold biblical values are silenced."
The Chaplain Alliance spokesman adds that homosexuals are now
demanding and receiving special privileges in the military,
including one egregious example aboard Navy ships.
"Same-sex sailors were able to choose their bunk mates," he
reports. "When some heterosexual sailors wanted to choose
bunkmates, they were denied that and it caused a morale
That, Crews says, is just the tip of the iceberg. His
Washington Times piece is titled "Homosexuals in the military demand special
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