Ron Crews Posts Archive
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Wednesday 09/04/2013, 1:15pm
Conservative activists were up in arms last week when Judicial Watch obtained a Defense Department guide on extremism [PDF] which listed the Southern Poverty Law Center under a section called “optional reading” and that said that some people may have considered the Founding Fathers to be extremists. Of course, fighting to secede from the British crown and establishing a republic may well have been considered extreme for its time, especially from the British perspective, but right-wing commentators interpreted the memo as arguing that the Founders were extremists who should be... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 10/23/2012, 12:00pm
Ron Crews of the Chaplains Alliance for Religious Liberty likes to conceal his over the top rhetoric about gays and lesbians serving openly in the military by claiming that he simply wants to defend the freedom of chaplains to oppose same-sex marriage, which he claims is under attack. During his appearance on the Janet Parshall’s radio show In The Market yesterday, however, Crews continued to simply make anti-gay statements without making a serious case as to how the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’s repeal has jeopardized the military’s standing or the rights of chaplains... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Wednesday 09/26/2012, 10:05am
Chaplains Alliance for Religious Liberty head Ron Crews yesterday in the Washington Times said that the new study which once again proved that the end of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell has had no negative impact on the military since the repeal was certified one year ago is mere “propaganda” that “should be shredded post-haste.” However, Crews does not even attempt to rebut the study or offer any evidence for why the report “has no connection to reality.” He did blame the repeal policy for one incidence of potential harassment and supposed uneasiness... MORE >
On Anniversary of the Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Once-Hysterical Religious Right is Largely Silent
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Thursday 09/20/2012, 4:00pm
On this day last year, the military certified the repeal of the discriminatory Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy after Congress overturned the policy. Religious Right activists warned that the military will suffer as a result, however, their ominous predictions failed to materialize as studies show that the new policy is working and benefiting the military. Consequently, it wasn’t a surprise that anti-gay groups were largely quiet today on the anniversary as their warnings about an exodus of soldiers, a drop in enlistments and a return of the draft were clearly wrong. Ron Crews of... MORE >
Desperate Religious Right Activists Say Military is Endangered by Having Service Members Share Barracks with Gay Soldiers
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Friday 07/13/2012, 10:20am
Ron Crews, the executive director of the Chaplains Alliance for Religious Liberty and a former Republican politician, appeared alongside Family Research Council president Tony Perkins today on Washington Watch Weekly to push back against reports showing that only a small number of chaplains say they have been negatively impacted by the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. While the Religious Right’s prediction that the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell would have catastrophic consequences on the military and national security contradicts nearly all of the evidence, Crews... MORE >
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