Are you a Christian? Pro-life? Are you part of a Tea Party group? The Army wants you to know that it now considered YOU a terror threat that is “tearing this nation apart.”
In a recent pre-deployment meeting at Fort Hood, a group of soldiers listened for nearly a half hour as an instructor informed them that Christians and Tea Party members were a terror threat to the nation. They were then told that anyone supporting or donating to these groups would be disciplined under the military uniform code of justice.
This outrageous occurrence comes just a couple of weeks after another group at Camp Shelby was told that the American Family Association should be labeled a “hate group.” The Army, after a public backlash backed down and said they made a mistake in labeling the AFA a “hate group” and apologized.
Fox News’ Todd Starnes first reported the incident and spoke of what the unidentified soldier told him:
“The soldier told me he fears reprisals and asked not to be identified. He said there was a blanket statement that donating to any groups that were considered a threat to the military and government was punishable under military regulations. ‘My first concern was if I was going to be in trouble going to church,’ the evangelical Christian soldier told me. ‘Can I tithe? Can I donate to Christian charities? What if I donate to a politician who is a part of the Tea Party movement?’” [Read more...]