“Army officials are experts at following orders–except when it comes to federal marriage law. For the second time in two weeks, the brass at West Point opened its gates to lesbian ‘wedding’ ceremonies in direct defiance of the Defense of Marriage Act. Adding insult to the law’s injury, Saturday’s service was held in the Cadet Chapel, a 176-year-old house of worship that has been the heartbeat of the Academy’s Christian community for almost two centuries. Brenda Fulton, one of the ‘brides,’ said the Chapel was a particularly meaningful site, because it’s where she first heard the Cadet Prayer: ‘Make us to choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong’ — words that, in the end, even West Point failed to live up to. Fulton and her same-sex partner marched down the aisle knowing full well they were leading the military’s own processional away from the rule of law.” – Family Research Council hate group President and all around douchebag Tony Perkins, via press release.
WOW Tony. First they let non-whites in, then they let females attend West Point and VMA, now the gays are serving openly and getting married there. What ever will become of our military?
Katherine Miller, a junior ranked ninth in her class at The United States Military Academy at West Point came out as gay to her superiors yesterday, and offered her resignation, saying she could no longer compromise her integrity and identity
From Katherine Miller’s resignation letter:
“I have created a heterosexual dating history to recite to fellow cadets when they inquire. I have endured unwanted approaches by male cadets for fear of being accused as a lesbian by rejecting or reporting these events. I have been coerced into ignoring derogatory comments towards homosexuals for fear of being alienated for my viewpoint. In short, I have lied to my classmates and compromised my integrity and my identity by adhering to existing military policy.
While at the academy, I have made a deliberate effort to develop myself academically, physically, and militarily, but in terms of holistic personal growth I have reached a plateau. I am unwilling to suppress an entire portion of my identity any longer because it has taken a significant personal, mental, and social toll on me and detrimentally affected my professional development. I have experienced a relentless cognitive dissonance by attempting to adhere to §654 [colloquially known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”] and retain my integrity, and I am retrospectively convinced that I am unable to live up to the Army Values as long as the policy remains in place.”
In a press release from Knights Out, Kathering Miller will be transferring to Yale on a scholarship from the Point Foundation.
Katherine Miller is a REAL LGBT American Hero and Back2Stonewall.com salutes you..