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Say fight to protect our freedoms but -- our troops -- Different kind of battle religious expression in the military.
Coming under attack by the government and now some lawmakers are rallying behind a measure to expand religious protection for our servicemen.
Tell me now is Republican congressman from Texas legal -- he is joining us congressman Fleming in this effort could one -- Good morning so tell me about this amendment and what you're trying to do and why.
But we're trying to get it actually passed in the law because this president has been.
As it has allowed abuse of Christians in the military unlike any other religion.
And no we have -- continued reports.
It really blatant.
-- -- going after military members crosses being removed from chapels.
Heck this administration -- fought tooth and nail for rent cross from being re erected in the Mojave Desert memorial to World War I.
And so we hear console reports from military we're not supposed to.
-- anybody a Bobble at Walter Reed you're not supposed to bring anybody a Bible.
It's it's considered an -- of hostility if you give somebody a Bible on their death bad or mention god or try to.
Help them even if they're seeking guidance at the end of their life you know the old saying is there -- no atheists in foxholes.
But this administration is trying to make sure they're atheists all the way to the end and why.
Why you think that it.
In your -- I think what got it.
I think we got a clue back early on when this administration.
Three -- ambassadors.
To the Vatican that we're pro abortion.
This administration is gone out of its way to.
-- it's also been true.
In that Department of Justice right now -- directly under this present his buddy Eric Holder.
That meant there was a memo that directs that you must.
Gay marriage and homosexuality.
Is considered to be disapproval I mean there is open hostility.
This administration also declare war.
On -- Catholics and Christians who -- Who believe against abortion that is against their religions and would not make.
So you know this president says he's a Christian not take him at his word but.
He certainly has not gone after Islam.
And it's anti homosexual beliefs the way he has allowed Christian groups to be attacked.
And in fact you look at the IRS the IRS in in -- this scandal.
That they went after specifically Christian groups that believed in biblical forms of marriage so you see this long litany.
Of attacks against traditional Judeo Christian values -- has.
He celebrates Ramadan at the White House when was the last -- had Israeli leaders to celebrate passover.
They're just seems to be an assault on Judeo Christian beliefs.
And it's it's got to stop especially for members of the military I know.
My four years in the army audit we -- in combat we should've been -- -- we were attacked but still we lose members during peace time and to think.
-- a commander in chief would allow hostility.
Toward passing on a -- of eternal life.
Not not proselytizing.
They're they're playing new regulations against that.
But actually just friends talking or providing a Bible -- having a cross -- Bible out on just what it those who are -- fighting him ready to give it give up their lives to protect our religious freedom should be able to have their own.
-- obviously something you're very passionate about we appreciate your thoughts on -- this morning -- keep us.
She's -- to date on how the senate amendment counts thanks so much congress -- thank you and god bless you in your new move to your new spot Gretchen thank you so much congressman appreciate it have a great week.
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