In still another display of Christian arrogance, a company that manufactures rifle scopes for the US military has been putting references to Biblical passages on it’s products.  Labeled with Bible verses, the equipment is shipped off to the military, and is in use around the world.

Aside from the appropriateness of putting Bible verses on a device designed to kill people, this company has placed military personnel in jeopardy.  Muslim radicals are constantly trying to frame the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Christian war on Islam, and this nonsense plays right into their hands.  They can justifiably claim that Christians are trying to kill them, and that jihad is the only response.

The subject of a report on ABCNews Nightline, the manufacturer of the equipment, Trijicon, claimed the Military Religious Freedom Foundation who is spearheading the campaign to remove the citations,  was “not a Christian organization”.   Apparently you can’t tell a “Christian” corporation  they are wrong, unless they think you are also a Christian organization.

Read more at the Brad Blog.
Cross posted at Tulare County Atheists.com

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