Friday, June 7, 2013

Soldier Told Not to Read Levin, Limbaugh or Hannity in Uniform

Via WiscoDave

A veteran member of the U.S. Army Band said he is facing retribution and punishment from the military for having anti-Obama bumper stickers on his car, reading books written by conservative authors like Mark Levin and David Limbaugh, and serving Chick-fil-A sandwiches at his promotion party.

Master Sgt. Nathan Sommers, a 25-year Army veteran and conservative Christian based at Fort Myer in Washington, believes his outspoken opposition to gay marriage prompted higher-ups to take a closer look at his beliefs. The recipient of an Army Commendation Medal and a soloist at the funeral of former First Lady Betty Ford, Sommers said his core beliefs are enough to mark a soldier for persecution in today’s military.

“It seems like with the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell – that the Christians have been the ones who’ve had to go underground and in the closet – for fear of retaliation and reprisals,” Sommers told Fox News.

“Christians feel like they can’t be forthright with their faith. They have to hide.”

Ret. Navy Commander John Bennett Wells is representing the master sergeant. He said there is no doubt in his mind that the U.S. military is discriminating against Christians – and specifically his client.

“There’s no question about it,“ Wells told Fox News. “Because he is religious, because he feels that homosexual conduct is wrong for religious reasons, he is basically being persecuted.”


  1. Anonymous:

    He should pull the bumper stickers- Obama is still his CIC. As for reading materials they can't say anything. Also as for being anti- "Skin flute" playing- he can't be that vocal. I nearly got in trouble for Bill Clinton cracks 15 years ago. Esp when the post was trying to state I had to register all guns on and off post with the Provost Marshall- I told them to fuck off. They called my Company Commander and I was called on the carpet- stated my opinion did a hand salute about face and left. I had a HB AR, Clayco AK, Uzi and Spas 12 off post- can't remember the handguns. They were pissed but there was nothing else that could be said. Today you would face a court martial.