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    Re: Navy reverses Bible ban

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    I would support it 100%
    Of course you would, you live in Bagdad.

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    Re: Navy reverses Bible ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Texmex View Post
    Of course you would, you live in Bagdad.
    Right, not Baghdad.
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    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Navy reverses Bible ban

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Because the Giddeons donate those Bibles.
    It's Gideon, and we know WHO does it. The question is why?
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    Re: Navy reverses Bible ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    Around 70-80% of our military personnel profess Christianity.

    I don't have the figures in front of me, but I'd guess less than 1% profess Islam.


    Yes, it does make a difference.
    Why don't they carry their own, instead of relying on government handouts?
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    Re: Navy reverses Bible ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    It's Gideon, and we know WHO does it. The question is why?
    Deuce asked HOW, not why. The why shouod be obvious.
    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Navy reverses Bible ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Why don't they carry their own, instead of relying on government handouts?
    It's not a government handout.
    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Navy reverses Bible ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Why don't they carry their own, instead of relying on government handouts?


    It's not the government, it is the
    Gideons.

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    Re: Navy reverses Bible ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    It's Gideon, and we know WHO does it. The question is why?


    Why would a private charitable society dedicated to providing Bibles and tracts free to the public put Bibles in Navy lodgings?


    Why indeed.... quite the mystery isn't it?

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    Re: Navy reverses Bible ban

    So what I'm getting out of this thread is that:

    1. The USN used to allow donated bibles to be placed in quarters.
    2. They stopped allowing the practice for one reason or another at some point recently.
    3. They have now started allowing it again.


    Some hack reported the previous bit as a ban on bibles in the navy, which so far as I can tell was nowhere near the case.
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    Re: Navy reverses Bible ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    I was wondering why the Navy would have banned bibles.


    Turns out they didn't. "Ban" is not what happened here. The Navy merely stopped placing bibles in their lodgings.

    Why did that become a thing, anyway? Why does every hotel in America have a bible in the drawer?
    Navy reverses Bible ban

    http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/...ses-bible-ban/
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