US Troops Proselytizing with Bibles

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Thank you, Russ.
Note my late edit: it contains very little overlap, but is instead simply additional uncut and uncommented-on footage from the meeting.
 
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He says: "Allow them to seek you out....but be careful how you do it....proselytizing is against the rules...." They discuss in detail the circumstances under which it is allowable or not allowable to hand someone a Bible. And make no mistake, displite what people are saying here, it is allowable to give someone a bible if they ask for it.
Yeah well I reject that as allowable. The Chaplain is guilty just like this OLC Chief Bybee was guilty, in writing a how-to on how to circumvent the regulations. The idea that the Law is there as something to be subverted by intent through technicality, if not in deed, is quite troubling. These Christian soldiers are not there on any Crusades despite the fervent encouragement of this Chaplain or the Churches they belong to in taking the initiative to translate and ship those Bibles. They are not there to save souls. They are there as an instrument of National policy, regardless of how fraudulently arrived at, as representative of America, not as any representation of a Christian or any other religious sect. The Chaplain is not there for any other reason than to minister to the soldiers, not organize them into platoons of Bible dispersing proselytizers, or advise them on how to subvert a General Order of Command.

There is sufficient unedited footage there, and the factual evidence of local language Bibles documented, to call into question the whole situation. Whether or not it was picked up by Al Jazeera, and irrespective of their bias.
 
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