Duncan Hunter Would Like To Legalize Military Homophobia

34-year-old California House Republican Duncan Hunter already tried to delay the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell once. But with DADT’s funeral coming on September 20th, he is busy drafting legislation to “ensure that a member of the Armed Forces under their jurisdiction is not pressured to approve of another person’s sexual conduct if that sexual conduct is contrary to the personal principles of the member.” In other words, he wants to allow service members to “express their personal [re: homophobic] views” without any consequences. That should go well.

As an Iraq and Afghanistan veteran who served as a Marine Corps officer, why has Duncan decided to stop there? Why not draft a bill also allowing service members to express their personal views about the inferiority of dark-skinned people, the moral degeneracy of women, or the secret Jewish plot to destroy the cosmos?

Oh, that’s right… because that’s crazy.

Luckily, with a Democratic-led Senate, there’s not a homosexual’s chance in Iraq that this bill will ever become law.

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