Military Discouraging Christians from Joining, Staying

Why is the military discouraging Christians from being part of the Armed Forces by fostering a hostile environment?

From the Washington Times: “U.S. military ‘hostile’ to Christians under Obama; morale, retention devastated.”

Christians are leaving the U.S. military or are discouraged from joining in the first place because of a “hostile work environment” that doesn’t let them express their beliefs openly, religious freedom advocates say.

Michael Berry, senior counsel at the Liberty Institute, a Texas-based legal organization dedicated to defending religious liberty in America, said recent high-profile cases of military chaplains facing punishment for private counseling sessions that reflected the teachings of their religion could cause devout Americans who are qualified for military service to think twice about joining the military.

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