Peggy D Brown
Peggy D Brown

I was in the military for 6 years. I was not a Christian then, but never complained about the chapels or chaplains. This is a country founded on Judo-Christian beliefs, but we have in our Bill of Rights a sentence that states we have the freedom of religion, and no atheist or muslim, or crazed with power President can take that away. We will stand up for our rights, Christians have the same rights as any other religion!

Maria Rodriguez
Maria Rodriguez

ABSOLUTELY NOT WE NEED THE CROSS MORE THAN EVER PEOPLE COME HERE AND EXPECT US TO CHANGE EVERYTHING ABOUT OUR BELIEFS..IF U COME TO AMERICA, THEN IT IS UR DECISION, SO THEREFORE U HAVE TO ADAPT TO WHAT WE BELIEVE IN ACCEPT OUR RIGHTS..WE DONT TELL U HOW TO PRAY OR NOT TO WEAR YOUR CLOTHING WEAR

Nancy Gauthier
Nancy Gauthier
  • Maria Rodriguez

This is unacceptable! Our Country should stay with the beliefs and traditions that we have always had and treasured. In God We Trust and that should never be forgotten or taken away!!!!!

Charles Farly
Charles Farly

why would an atheist care if a chapel had a religious symbol or not? they would not be there.

why would a Muslim care if a chapel had a cross.
it is not a place of worship for them all they need is a direction to face.

Rebecca Hillstead
Rebecca Hillstead
  • Charles Farly

It actually is. Chapels on military posts are used by every religious group on post for any need they may have as well as FRG meetings and solider briefings.

Charles Farly
Charles Farly
  • Charles Farly

then removal should include all religious symbols of any faith.

Rebecca Hillstead
Rebecca Hillstead
  • Charles Farly

I agree, and although I've never seen a Star of David or Pentacle, or any other religious symbol on any military building (aside from a cross), if I did I would be concerned about how other people feel walking into those spaces.

Benjamin Forman
Benjamin Forman

This doesn't really make sense to me. As a military BRAT of an Air Force chaplain I am well aware that religious neutral symbols are displayed at all times in the chapels except for when a specific religious service is in progress. E.g. Christian and Catholic crosses are hidden behind a partition curtain unless a Protestant or Catholic service is in progress. So, what exactly is the problem with having crosses in the chapels? They are usually not on full display anyway, or at least according to military regulations they are not supposed to be.

Valerie Ritchie
Valerie Ritchie
  • Benjamin Forman

Maybe people are not obeying the regulations?

Valerie Ritchie
Valerie Ritchie
  • Benjamin Forman

Or there could have been an incident with a group of 'Christians' being mean to the other religions.

James Davis
James Davis
  • Benjamin Forman

I believe that the crosses should remain in the chapels. Obama once again tries to downplay christian symbols. It makes me believe more and more that he really is a muslim man. All he really is accomplishing is angering the very people he should be working with in Congress and alienating conservative christian community. He should be working with all sides to come up with a solution to the problem but he usually reacts instead of compromising.

Lucille Mattair
Lucille Mattair

What about offending Christians? This ia America...with our Christian roots, our English language, our Constitution and Bill of Rights, our laws and our ways. If Athiests and Muslims don't like it...let them move instead of taking our rights away! Obama is only the President, both terms, due to massive fraud, lies and deception. He WILL try to run for a 3rd term...you can bet on it! There is already a bill being introduced to stop term limits on the President. Didn't we know that was coming!...

What about offending Christians? This ia America...with our Christian roots, our English language, our Constitution and Bill of Rights, our laws and our ways. If Athiests and Muslims don't like it...let them move instead of taking our rights away! Obama is only the President, both terms, due to massive fraud, lies and deception. He WILL try to run for a 3rd term...you can bet on it! There is already a bill being introduced to stop term limits on the President. Didn't we know that was coming! But, I chose to believe that God is in control and with prayer and supplication, it can all change! If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face, I shall hear them from heaven and heal there land.

Wanda F. Story
Wanda F. Story
  • Lucille Mattair

Yes Lucille I sure did know it was coming. Obama is destroying this Nation from the inside out!! I agree with you 100%..

Frank A. Quan
Frank A. Quan

The crosses should not be removed. This country was founded on God and the military defends this country. Military Christian chaplins wear the cross on their lapels to identify them as such. Military chapels have always displayed the cross. Soldiers far from home and in harms way need and pray to God. Prayer is big before deployments and during them. God is comfort to our Soldiers. If the nonbelievers and the atheists don't want the crosses, tough luck! Maybe they need God in their lives.

Dave Hutchinson
Dave Hutchinson
  • Frank A. Quan

This article refers to the army regulations (although the link given doesn't work so I can not verify). According to the article (once again, unsubstantiated) it is against regulations to have any religious symbol permanently affixed to the structure. So (if the article is correct) they were in violation of army reg's having it in the first place. Perhaps if you have one of your old manuals you may be able to verify or debunk that claim. http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/69039.html

Wanda F. Story
Wanda F. Story
  • Frank A. Quan

Thank you Frank, well said!! If Atheist & Muslims don't like what we do or believe in then nothing is holding them here. I will help them PACK!!!!

Larry Ingram
Larry Ingram

the biggest Problem actually two of the biggest problems are 1. these Libtards try to make think that they are bigger than they really are, there was an old poster that was given to me when I was a teenager many moons ago, it read like this "If you can't befuddle them with brillance, baffle them with bullshit" and that Ladies and gentlemen is waht they are trying to do to the nation, and 2. we have all of these "immigrants" that come over to our country (which if fine I can understand that)...

the biggest Problem actually two of the biggest problems are 1. these Libtards try to make think that they are bigger than they really are, there was an old poster that was given to me when I was a teenager many moons ago, it read like this "If you can't befuddle them with brillance, baffle them with bullshit" and that Ladies and gentlemen is waht they are trying to do to the nation, and 2. we have all of these "immigrants" that come over to our country (which if fine I can understand that) but they expect us to kiss their collective asses, and they expect us to believe and be like them, that is where I draw the line, you come to my country, you become an American is that simple...period!

Jerry Levon Ogles
Jerry Levon Ogles
  • Larry Ingram

The Communist population of Russia during the Bolshevik Revolution was far less than 10%. The reason we have our freedoms is because our forefathers had the gumption to stand up against tyraany. Most Americans do not even know that their freedoms are in greater peril from Obama than the Imperial Japanese Navy of 1941!

Julie Long Gallegos
Julie Long Gallegos
  • Larry Ingram

Jerry Levon Ogles, calm down. We have a black president. You are OK. And Larry Ingram - your folks were immigrants too. American isn't equivalent to Christian. Find something to do with your time.

Donna Waggott
Donna Waggott
  • Larry Ingram

At last someone with basic common sense.

Robin Dee Jarrell
Robin Dee Jarrell
  • Larry Ingram

You make me sick

Inez Ihlenfeldt
Inez Ihlenfeldt
  • Larry Ingram

we have never had a person come from another country an pretend to be born here, an start taking over our country, where the hell is our protection, men an women sign up to go fight for other countries, but won't stand up an fight for our own, I don't mean to disrespect any an all service men an women that have already fought an many died for us, I'm talking about now, HERE. i know i'm going to get a lot of flak from this,

Lauren Taylor
Lauren Taylor
  • Larry Ingram

What the freakin hell are you speaking about Julie?? Yes, America is equivalent to us CHRISTians!! 52 members, out of 55, that wrote the Constitution were active CHRISTian members of their CHRISTian chuches. The Constitution was based on the Living Word of God!!

Erynn Schwellinger
Erynn Schwellinger
  • Larry Ingram

Lori Stephens ... apart from the bits where they privatly wrote it wasn't,and guarenteed their allies it wasn't, and created an amendment to garentee freedom of RELIGION, not christianity. Your idea of the founding fathers is mostly innacurate.

Joanna Christopher
Joanna Christopher

NO WAY SHOULD THE CROSSES BE REMOVED! IF MR OBAMA WANTS NO CROSSES, TELL HIM TO MOVE TO ANOTHER COUNTRY. THIS COUNTRY IS ONE NATION UNDER GOD AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE.

Kathy Mayo
Kathy Mayo
  • Joanna Christopher

This idea was introduced by a Republican, by the way!! Check the facts!!!

Philip Tropea
Philip Tropea
  • Joanna Christopher

Obama will not move to another country to be with his buddies in Muslim land. This Manchurian Candidate is out to destroy everything America stands for, that's why the communists, socialists, ultra-liberals, nazis, fascists, pacifists, totalitatarians, Big Government, Globalists, etc chose him. Take your pick it is the same old pick!! I despise the people who voted for Obama more than I despise Obama. I can't wait for the 2016 election and get rid of Obama. His legacy is zilch, nada. Phil Tropea www.philiptropea.blogspot.com

Eddie Reynolds
Eddie Reynolds
  • Joanna Christopher

Kathy...I could care less what letter you put beside your name. This isn't about politics. This is a spiritual matter and should be judged on those merits." You can change the name of a rose but there ain't nothin' you can do about the smell"!

Elsie Paroz
Elsie Paroz
  • Joanna Christopher

Kathy Mayo then he should be voted out, he must be an Obama k---a--! Get rid of him and send Obama with him.

Elsie Paroz
Elsie Paroz
  • Joanna Christopher

Philip Tropea Well, I'm reading that he is planning on changing everything so he will run again and then there will be no more elections, he will be the DICTATOR!! I keep praying that it won't be true!!

Kelly Kafir
Kelly Kafir
  • Joanna Christopher

Sorry buddy, you are wrong. I was there when the order came down and it was during Clinton's reign of terror. I was the one who had to go make the chapel on base neutral. Seems YOU need to check the facts and stop listening to Rachel Madcow.

Dianne Oliver Simpson
Dianne Oliver Simpson
  • Joanna Christopher

Why don't you just cut to the chase and tell us who the Republican was Kathy.

Sheryll Post
Sheryll Post
  • Joanna Christopher

Kathy Mayo Who cares? Republicans can be bought off if Democrats offer enough. Let me quote Hillary Clinton, "What does it matter?" If the Dems could care less about four American lives, why should a bought off Repub care about crosses?

Laura Austin
Laura Austin
  • Joanna Christopher

Kathy Mayo , Please bring on the facts, I would be most interested seeing that myself. Why would any Republican be interested doing such a thing as that in the first place. I agree with Eddie Reynolds, he is absolutely right it's not about politics, it's a spirtual matter and should be judge by it's merits.

Laura Austin
Laura Austin
  • Joanna Christopher

Philip Tropea , He's finished after this last term in office. Didn't anyone take heed and pay attention about the movie that was out during the election month... Obama's America 2012. Maybe you can rent the movie, this way you can see what the ordeal is truly about until the end of 2016.

Judy Smith
Judy Smith

Never. I've heard all the arguments about not offending anyone, but I am sure that our hiding away our beliefs is extremely offensive to God.

Bill Haney
Bill Haney
  • Judy Smith

Yes it is.

Willy Wayde
Willy Wayde
  • Judy Smith

IF YOU HIDE YOUR BELIEF YOU ARE " DENYING " YOUR BELIEF TO THE WORLD!

Willy Wayde
Willy Wayde
  • Judy Smith

DECEPTION IS LYING NO TWO WAYS AROUND IT

Bill McDaniel
Bill McDaniel

IF YOU TAKE GOD OUT THE REST OF THE COUNTRY IS SOON TO FALLOW!

Ken Wanner
Ken Wanner
  • Bill McDaniel

Thats right Bill!!! Look at the state of the country since they banned JESUS in our schools! Government is working to make EVERY sort of immoral behavior legal! Including murder of unborn babies!

Mickie Martin
Mickie Martin
  • Bill McDaniel

@Bill and Ken Yes, There is no such a thing as a vacuum....when one removes one thing it is replaced by something else....Remove GOD ALMIGHTY and he will soon be replaced by Satan.

Vamshi Krishna
Vamshi Krishna
  • Bill McDaniel

@Ken Wanner..I am from India.I guess it real. Because we know that Mr.Obama Legalized Anti-Christian Marriages only to earn their electoral votes which made him US President again. Despite of all these facts n truths, I really wonder, How the 53% of Americans still want him to be their president!!??

Joe Mannapperuma
Joe Mannapperuma
  • Bill McDaniel

God save America!!!.The land that I love.

Debra Stoddard
Debra Stoddard
  • Bill McDaniel

I don't know, Vamshi Krishna (above me), I wish I did! I thought a lot of people were getting fed up with him, including a lot of Blacks and Hispanics; apparently, not enough were fed up! However, he didn't get nearly the votes he did last time; but apparently, he got a much smaller win than last time. Still, he won; so here we go again!

Karen Nepstad
Karen Nepstad
  • Bill McDaniel

Vamshi Krishna We don't, it was not 53 percent, they cheated and stole the election. Many people voted for Romney and saw the machine "confirm" their vote for Obama. Republicans were kicked out of voting places. Really bad things happened, but the media is on the liberal side and there is little recourse.

Roger Nobles
Roger Nobles
  • Bill McDaniel

Ken Wanner No one has banned Jesus from schools, just like prayer, never has been a ban - that's pure 100% BS - what has been done is that it can not be forced on those who do not want it. Each can pray in their own personal and private way, each can follow the Devine being of their choice, and no one has the right to force a particular belief on another or force them to participate in religious practices they do not believe. It's called Equality for all, not just a select few. Believe...

Ken Wanner No one has banned Jesus from schools, just like prayer, never has been a ban - that's pure 100% BS - what has been done is that it can not be forced on those who do not want it. Each can pray in their own personal and private way, each can follow the Devine being of their choice, and no one has the right to force a particular belief on another or force them to participate in religious practices they do not believe. It's called Equality for all, not just a select few. Believe the way you want, that's fine, and I have just as much right, just as much freedom, I am just as equal as you are. I'm really tired of people crying and lying because they can no longer force feed a certain belief on others, most of those complaining now have never ever, stood in a pulpit, led a public prayer, probably not even in private either. The loudest have never knocked on doors, invited a neighbor to church with them. And the angriest of the bunch probably only show up at the church building for weddings and funerals. Live your faith before you try to force it on others.

Carole Urbanski
Carole Urbanski
  • Bill McDaniel

I can't figure that out either. I work one day aweek in a crisis center, and it is pathetic how people are fighting for survival. One client said to me last week, "I don't want to be out on the street. When you are 65 you are too old, but it seems the government really doesn't care." As her eyes filled with tears.

Jerry Levon Ogles
Jerry Levon Ogles
  • Bill McDaniel

I wonder the same thing, Vamshi.

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