As I wrote here, “The whole controversy over these Bible verses is a contrived exercise in moral equivalence, designed once again to distract attention away from the manifest reality that there is a worldwide religious group that is waging war against unbelievers in the name of religion. And the religion in question is not Christianity.”
And as if on cue, here comes the Hamas-linked unindicted co-conspirator CAIR, a group that never saw an anti-terror measure that it liked, to try to deflect attention from the Islamic jihad and focus it on some nonexistent Christian Crusade in the U.S. military.
“Muslims Angry Over U.S. Military ‘Jesus’ Rifles,” from FoxNews, January 21 (thanks to Michael):
Combat rifle sights used by U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan carry secret references to Bible verses.
Muslim groups reacted angrily Wednesday after it emerged that the U.S. military is using combat rifle sights inscribed with coded Biblical references.
Army officials have said they will investigate whether a Michigan defense contractor violated federal procurement rules by stamping references to Bible verses on the gun sights used by American forces to kill enemy fighters in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations on Wednesday said the continued use of the sights with the religious references would send a negative message to the Muslim world.
“The use of military equipment with hidden Bible references sends the false message to Muslims worldwide that we are at war with Islam,” said CAIR Legal Counsel Nadhira Al-Khalili. “In addition, these sights are a potential recruiting tool for anti-American forces, endanger our troops and alienate our Muslim allies. They should we withdrawn as soon as logistically possible.”…