Response to Chuck Baldwin’s article regarding “Open Gays In The Military”Submitted by LibertyPulse.com on Sun, 03/28/2010 - 22:20
Saturday, I received a thought provoking email from a reader of Liberty Pulse about a Chuck Baldwin article we posted. The response offered compelling points and I asked him if we could post his email on our blog, he graciously agreed…
As an avid reader of your site, I sincerely appreciate all that you do and the goals you aim to accomplish. Those goals match my own, and the aggregation of freedom-minded publications is a laudable and necessary step in further educating the people and providing supporters of freedom with content they may otherwise miss.
Liberty Pulse recently posted an article by Chuck Baldwin (http://libertypulse.com/article/5039) decrying the potential loss of the military’s ability to “out” homosexuals (”sodomites,” Dr. Baldwin writes, “that they discover among the troops”). The position and argument from the article is in favor of maintaining the state’s “right” to intrude upon the private life of an individual, and subsequently punish that individual for what it finds! This is the absolute antithesis of liberty!
The notions contained within the article advocate the intolerance of those with differences from the majority, and that somehow by insuring liberty for one individual it negatively impacts those of any other person. This is wholly untrue, and I am at odds as to how this in any way benefits arguments in favor of individual liberty.
It it upsetting that the liberty movement could...