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Gay Air Force Officer Publicly Criticizes Ted Cruz, Commander, and Sergeant in Apparent Violation of Military Rules

The Air Force confirms to Breitbart News that Lt. Col. Liz Valenzuela, a gay active duty officer at the center of a controversial case of religious liberty in the military, did not receive approval from her superiors prior to making public comments to Slate Magazine last month critical of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), as well as her former commander, Col. Deborah Liddick, and a retired non-commissioned officer formerly under her command, Master Sergeant Phillip Monk.

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SCOTUS Approves Same-Sex Marriage: Texas Leaders React

The Supreme Court of the United States, in a 5-4 decision on Friday, declared that same-sex marriage is a fundamental right. Almost immediately, various count clerks’ offices around Texas began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Texas elected officials quickly responded to the high court’s decision.

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Naval Chaplain Files Formal Complaint over Christian Persecution

Chaplain Wes Modder spends his days basically alone in the base chapel. He is no longer allowed into his office. By order of his commanding officer, he is not allowed even to speak to the sailors in his unit. If anyone from his unit comes into the chapel, he may not speak with them.


Witch Hunt By Navy Brass Against Decorated Chaplain for Expressing Traditional Marriage View

Chaplin Wes Modder left the Marine Corps in 1990 and decided that he would follow the calling that God asked, to be a minister. He also wanted to continue serving his country, so he chose being a military chaplain. Now the U.S. Navy threatens to end his career as a decorated Chaplain for the Naval Special Warfare command, for expressing his view of being in favor of traditional marriage.


‘Breitbart News Sunday’ on SXM 125: Ted Cruz LIVE From Liberty University

On Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 7PM to 10PM EST, Breitbart News Executive Chairman and host Stephen K. Bannon will be hosting a program discussing all of the most important recent news stories and especially the developments in the 2016 presidential race. Bannon will be discussing the possible launch of the Ted Cruz 2016 presidential campaign that could be announced at Liberty University on Monday as reported by Breitbart’s Matthew Boyle.


From Hero to Hater: Navy Beats Down Chaplain’s Appeal for Religious Freedom in Homophobia Complaint

In a sharply-worded memo, Navy Chaplain Wesley Modder’s commander denied his request for a “religious accommodation” in a disciplinary process that has relieved him of his command and could kick him out of the Navy forever. Modder stands accused of homophobia and insensitivity–though, in the official documents, the term is “substandard performance”–which could trump all the accolades he has received in almost 20 years of military service and throw his professional life into ruin.

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