This is disgusting and illegal by military law, the invasion of Iraq is not supposed to be the new Crusades.
Now residents of the city are abuzz that some Americans whom they consider occupiers are also acting as Christian missionaries. Residents said some Marines at the western entrance to their city have been passing out the coins for two days in what they call a “humiliating” attempt to convert them to Christianity.
“Multi-National Force-Iraq is investigating a report that U.S. military personnel in Fallujah handed-out material that is religious and evangelical in nature,” the spokesman, Rear Adm. Patrick Driscoll, said in a statement e-mailed to McClatchy. “Local commanders are investigating since the military prohibits proselytizing any religion, faith or practices.”
Hopefully they’ll severely punish those responsible for the atrocious action. Read the full story here:
McClatchy Washington Bureau – Iraqis claim Marines are pushing Christianity in Fallujah