Friday, November 02, 2007

"No!" To Women in Combat

John Piper has just written on one of the most distressing concerns of our modern culture. His article, Co-ed Combat and Cultural Cowardice, strikes at the heart of a society gone mad. Any society willing to sacrifice the lives of its mothers and daughters on the ungodly altar of gender expediency, deserves the punishment of God for its cowardly sin. Where has our honor and dignity gone. Women have long served honorably and faithfully in our countries military, both directly and supportive. However, the move to put women in combat, is more egregious than putting women at nose tackle for the Patriots and Colts game. The punishment and duress a woman would sustain in an NFL game pales in comparison to that which she will encounter on the field of combat, under enemy fire, and potentially in enemy hands. Yet our society is not pushing for a mass influx of women to the NFL. Why into combat? I agree with Piper as he writes:

If I were the last man on the planet to think so, I would want the honor of saying no woman should go before me into combat to defend my country. A man who endorses women in combat is not pro-woman; he’s a wimp... read more

1 comment:

Ted Slater said...

Anthony -- would you go ahead and delete that comment spam from "David Stefanini"? Then go ahead and delete this comment, as it'll be irrelevant.

I appreciate your work, Anthony.