Pentagon admits Christian ministry not a 'hate group,' says label does not reflect official doctrine
The Pentagon has admitted that information used in an Army briefing that labeled the American Family Association (AFA) as a domestic hate group was not acquired from official sources and does not reflect Army doctrine.
Meanwhile, the president of the well-respected Christian ministry says his organization may file a defamation lawsuit against the military.
‚ÄúWe are probably going to be taking legal action,‚ÄĚ said Tim Wildmon, president of one of the nation‚Äôs most prominent Christian ministries. ‚ÄúThe Army has smeared us. They‚Äôve defamed the American Family Association.‚ÄĚ...
Saying the saying "oops"after the fact is slanderous and still wrong. I doubt it was a fringe accident. They are working to normalize this in society via repititious language passed on through the media or by superiors bullying subordinates.
The AFA is going to have a hard time with suing the Army if it shown the statements about Christianity didn't come from them in the first place. It's hard to imagine any military officials would say anything like that since so many members of the Armed Forces are Catholic. Now the Romish Church leadership can be considered a hate group, "Rome when in minority is as gentle as a lamb, when in equality is as clever as a fox, and when in the majority is as fierce as a tiger.", but it only targets groups and individuals that can't fight back or ones that don't know they're under attack! It also has to see a profit in such targeting. The Romish Church rather be behind the scenes, when targeting someone,
Swomley wrote: the Vatican and its representatives in the United States are advocating a [Roman Catholic] theocracy, which has been repudiated by Catholics in Europe. Unless liberal Catholics, Jews, Protestants, humanists, and others organize to oppose such theocratic action, what appears simply to be right-wing politics will be even more subversive of democracy.