AFA’s Fischer Demands Religious Test for Military Service

The American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer went on Alan Colmes’ radio program yesterday to defend his claim that it is time “to stop the practice of allowing Muslims to serve in the U.S. military.”

Fischer explains his view:

The problem is that the more devout a Muslim is, the greater a threat he represents to our national security. And until we have a way of identifying which Muslims are the ones we have to worry about, we just cannot afford to take the chance … If the Muslim community could come up with a fool-proof way to identify which Muslims were going to go off on American soldiers and support us in rooting them out of the military, then there would be a way for Muslims to continue to serve.

Colmes continually pressed Fischer to explain why members of an entire religion should be barred from military service based upon the actions of one man, but Fischer was adamant that devout Muslims are required to kill Americans, saying that “until we can get a guarantee from them [military members] that they will never, ever take their religion seriously” then they should be banned from serving. He also demanded to know “how many American soldiers you are willing to sacrifice on the altar of political correctness”: