Tony Perkins: Pride Flag In Afghanistan Camp Threatens ‘Military Security’ | The simple raising of a gay pride flag in the U.S. military base in Afghanistan has the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins panicking for the troops’ safety. Erroneously claiming that “few of the troops support” the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Perkins went so far as to suggest that displaying this symbol of inclusion is “nearly as incendiary” as Quran burning and it puts the base at risk:
PERKINS: Where is the concern now for angering Afghan Muslims, who vehemently oppose homosexuality? The issue is as much an issue of military security as it is of religious morality. After February’s accident with the Korans, American lives were lost. What price will we pay because some want to use the military to show their gay pride?