Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Navy Approves Same-Sex Marriages in Naval Chapels

One of the most famous quotes in American naval history is the phrase in Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry's dispatch after the Battle of Lake Erie, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Well, after the announcement by the Chief of Navy Chaplains that homosexual couples will be allowed to get married in Navy chapels and in services performed by Navy chaplains, I believe Perry's response would be more like, ""We have met the enemy and they are us."