The astonishingly stupid and thoroughly deranged Gordon Klingenschmitt doesn’t like it one bit that the Pentagon will soon announce at least some benefits to married same-sex couples in the military. And he shows that he has nothing remotely like a coherent definition of discrimination:
Sources say Panetta has not made a final decision on which benefits will be included, but the Pentagon is likely to allow same-sex partners to have access to the on-base commissary and other military subsidized stores, as well as health and welfare programs.
The military is likely to require that some type of document be signed to designate the military member’s partner as a legitimate recipient of the benefits. But Gordon Klingenschmitt, a former Navy chaplain who now runs The Pray In Jesus Name Project, tells OneNewsNow that “this is not equality.”
“This is now discrimination against heterosexuals, because when I was dating my girlfriend — even when she was engaged to be married to me — she was not allowed to enter the commissary or even get on the military base until we were legally married,” he recalls.
So let me get this straight…preventing gay couples from getting married, that’s not discrimination to Klingenschmitt. Allowing gay couples who are married to have the same benefits as straight couples who are married, that also isn’t discrimination to Klingenschmitt. But allowing married gay couples have benefits but not unmarried straight couples, that’s discrimination. Okey dokey.