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(LifeSiteNews) — A LifeSite petition calling for the end of LGBT propaganda in the United States Armed Forces attracted over 7,000 signatures in two days.
Launched on Friday, June 3, the new petition calls on US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to stop promoting LGBT propaganda in the military.
The United States Armed Forces have heavily pushed the LGBT agenda within their ranks since Biden reversed Trump’s ban on “transgenders” serving in the military. The Navy and the Air Force have led the way with “diversity panels” and “inclusive” squads.
On April 26, 2021, the US Airforce created the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning Initiative Team (LIT) and the Indigenous Nations Equality Teams (INET)
“The establishment of these two teams builds on the successes of the Department of the Air Force’s other teams and allows the Department of the Air Force to identify and address the issues impacting diversity and inclusion for Airmen and Guardians,” said the Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs.
“The LGBTQ Initiative Team focuses on the LGBTQ community and identifies and works to resolve the issues that disproportionately impede the success of LGBTQ Airmen and Guardians.”
The next month, four Navy helicopter pilots formed an “inclusive” and all “gay” Navy helicopter crew and posted a picture of themselves holding a rainbow flag.
— Travis Akers (@travisakers) May 1, 2021
Sharply contrasting with a now internationally known Russian army ad, the recruitment initiatives of the US Armed Forces promote a false notion of “diversity and inclusion” and project an image of the American military as weak and effeminate.
At a time of global instability, nuclear tensions and war in Europe, the US Armed Forces have embarrassed themselves by taking a time-out to promote "Pride Month" among the watching world.
This wrongheaded preoccupation with the LGBT ideology across society is weakening our country in a number of ways, not least as it undermines the bedrock of society - the family.
It's time to tell the Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, that we have had enough LGBT propaganda in the armed forces.
SIGN the petition - remind the Secretary of Defense that "Pride Month" only makes us weaker.
Marking the start of Gay Pride Month this week, the US Marines tweeted an image of a military helmet with 6 bullets in LGBT rainbow colors and the words "ready to serve" written on it.
Many responses highlighted the foolishness of an army, who wish to be feared, promoting such ideologies.
This comparison of recruitment videos from the Chinese, Russian and US armies shows how the LGBT ideology has infiltrated our country and taken military focus away from strength on the battlefield.
How can the U.S. be respected as a super-power by our enemies if we continue to make our armed forces more effeminate, being prouder of the rainbow flag than the Stars and Stripes?
The woke agenda of normalizing LGBT behaviors among children, adults and the armed forces is a war on reality, as more and more young people find themselves confused about their gender, their attractions, and even what the purpose of sex is.
Our Air Force's success has literally nothing to do with the subjective sense of sexual fulfillment of its members https://t.co/00D99yQY2p— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) June 1, 2022
To understand how pervasive the LGBT ideology is, consider this: only 1.3% of those born before 1946 identified as LGBT in March 2021, compared to a whopping 15% of young people born between 1997-2002.
Mainstream media, educational institutions, politicians, and even some of the armed forces are conditioning the public to believe this is normal and healthy - it's not.
While all people must be respected, not all behaviors should be celebrated or condoned, lest society become decadent, degenerate and too selfish to make sacrifices.
SIGN the petition to remind the Secretary of Defense that he serves the Stars and Stripes, not the rainbow flag.
The need for virtue both in society and the armed forces is great, in order to strengthen this country's ability to choose what is good and defend it.
In choosing to promote sexual behaviors and gender identities that are not based in nature, the armed forces have chosen vice instead of virtue.
Promoting the sexual revolution and other fashionable trends will have consequences, one of them being the decline of true and good men and women willing to stand by their families, their country and their flag during times of hardship.
Tell the Secretary of Defense that time-tested values matter, and the LGBT ideology should not be promoted.
Thank you for taking the time to sign our petition.
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**Photo: Travis Akers' Twitter photo of all-gay helicopter crew**
As a consequence, the US Army is poised to shrink to its smallest size since 1940, according to a report by the Military Times. However, the Under Secretary of the Army, Gabe Camarillo, insisted that the troop reduction “from 485,000 Soldiers to 476,000 in FY ’22, and 473,000 in FY ’23” is a “temporary” policy and “not a budget driven decision.”
Two retired generals have been very critical of the direction of the US military, especially with the social engineering propaganda, and they emphasized that it is a contributing factor toward the decline in troop size and morale.
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas Spoehr, director of the Heritage Foundation’s Center for National Defense, reported to Breitbart that there is a “sense among the American public that the military is becoming increasingly political, and that topics such as race and gender equity, critical race theory, and wokeism in general are commanding more attention, at the cost of readiness.”
In 2021, Lt. General (Ret.) Jerry Boykin of the Family Research Council blasted Biden’s reversal of the military transgender ban. “This has everything to do with President Biden’s LGBT agenda — and nothing to do with military readiness, which should always be the Pentagon’s first consideration,” he said.
The military originally was lauded as an institution than instilled self-discipline and virtue in young people, but now it appears that it is not that anymore and, as a new Gallup poll showed, the only forces that remain a bulwark against the sexual perversions of the time are the ones attending church every Sunday.