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West Point chapel hosts first
same-sex marriage

USA Today, by Paul Singer

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Posted By:jackson, 12/3/2012 10:09:16 AM

The U.S. Military Academy´s Cadet Chapel at West Point hosted its first same-sex marriage Saturday. Penelope Gnesin and Brenda Sue Fulton, a West Point graduate, exchanged vows in the regal church in a ceremony conducted by a senior Army chaplain. The ceremony comes a little more than a year after President Obama ended the military policy banning openly gay people from serving. The two have been together for 17 years. They had a civil commitment ceremony that didn´t carry any legal force in 1999 but had longed to formally tie the knot.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 12/3/2012 10:14:25 AM     (No. 9045760)

Disgraceful ............... from someone with over 56 ancestors and relatives who have fought and some dying for this country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Salt5792, 12/3/2012 10:25:36 AM     (No. 9045783)

Disgusting.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: novakid, 12/3/2012 10:39:55 AM     (No. 9045826)

The report is that several graves at West Point have been seriously disturbed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Freeloader, 12/3/2012 10:41:19 AM     (No. 9045830)

THE MARCH OF TIME: INTO THE ASH HEAP OF HISTORY

"I have a secret and dangerous mission. Send me a West Point football player."

General of The Army George C. Marshall, Jr.
VMI, Class of 1901

"The U.S. Military Academy´s Cadet Chapel at West Point hoisted its first same-sex marriage Saturday."

USA TODAY
December 1, 2012

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Reply 5 - Posted by: arminius, 12/3/2012 10:48:29 AM     (No. 9045849)

Before I read anything but the title, I said, it´s women, guaranteed.

And, ta da!

They may as well give up the pretense and call gay marriage lesbian marriage.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 12/3/2012 11:09:04 AM     (No. 9045890)

They used a church to exchange a vow to violate the church´s teachings?

Interesting approach.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MattMusson, 12/3/2012 11:17:33 AM     (No. 9045913)

The good news is the current USMA commendant will probably close down the Church to save money anyway.

He has already mandated droping enrollent by 20% and killing non-revenue sports.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bobn.t, 12/3/2012 11:19:51 AM     (No. 9045922)

Homosexuals are atheists. But they want church "weddings" as a means to endorse the wedding and also to further erode religion in America.

Evil, pure evil.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: zoidberg, 12/3/2012 11:22:39 AM     (No. 9045926)

Nobody asked, but they feel the need to tell.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Theadora, 12/3/2012 11:31:02 AM     (No. 9045947)

Robert E. Lee must be turning in his grave. :-(

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Tucker, 12/3/2012 11:36:20 AM     (No. 9045954)

Saw a picture of the "wedding." I thought it was two men...I really did. Yuk.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/3/2012 12:03:17 PM     (No. 9046031)

Two what?

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