And as a practical matter: When women turn 18, will they now need to register, as men do, so that they can be conscripted in the event of a World War III, or any military emergency where the US government decides it needs troops quickly?
It’s a thorny question, raising what may be a difficult prospect societally. But the legal implications are obvious, analysts argue.
The conference was titled “Chaplaincy: Ministering in Caesar’s House.”
“There is a growing negative atmosphere toward evangelical Christianity,” said Lloyd Harsch, church history professor and institute director. “Under the guise of tolerance, everyone who holds a religiously informed position is now viewed as suspect because they’re [considered] intolerant.”
Several years and a lawsuit later, the graduate of Chabad-Lubavitchyeshivas expects to be sworn in next Friday and begin attending chaplain school in January. It could have happened sooner, but his beard got in the way.
Gay Military Members Sue to Repeal DOMA, Christian Newshttp://www.christianpost.com/news/gay-military-members-sue-to-repeal-doma-59647/
Just five weeks after the Pentagon ended the ban on homosexuals serving openly in the military, gay and lesbian service members are filing a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) announced the filing of the federal litigation Thursday. The group is suing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki, on behalf of current and former service members.