Biblical reference on sights

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    Just saw a video about how a company has been putting biblical refrences on military optical sights for years now. And of course the spin on how this was just horrible.

    Sorry have difficulty copying video only stories so no link at the moment it is on Yahoo, maybe one of you smarter people can link it?
     
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    Haven't seen a video, but here's a link to the story:

    Wixom company defends Biblical references on rifle sights | detnews.com | The Detroit News

    I'm not really sure what to make of this: Religious inscriptions in inappropriate places have always just confused me. (Like on the bottom of In-N-Out Burger cups). Does it make the company feel better about making gun sights? Is it supposed to make soldiers more confortable to shoot people, knowing that the bible is on their side?

    Really, I don't think I really care about this issue at the moment.
     
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    They have been doing it for some time,
    Im sure they will change it to Quran quotes before to long.
     
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    Of course. Right after we're subjected to sharia law, and all women are made to wear burkahs.

    Isn't that what Obama was going to do, right after he got elected?

    ...Or was he gonna lock up all the conservatives in FEMA camps? I forget.
     
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    No, according to Terrel he was gonna lock us ALL up in FEMA camps. Of course that was last year maybe Terrel will claim this year that he is gonna nuke all the cities or some shit.

    Failed predictions of Terrels, Lock everyone up under Martial Law, Swine flu would mutate and with the FORCED vaccinations of tainted serum billions would die. Lets see what he comes up with in the new year shall we?
     
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    would you see this and would you know what it is? if you are not a christian? i would not
     
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    You raise an interesting point...I'm quite confident that the people who consider the inscriptions inappropriate would feel that way regardless of which Holy Book the they came from. But would the people defending the company also have defended them if it was verses from the Koran? I doubt it.
     
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    The company should lose their military contract.
     
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    Just the kind of IDIOCY I expected, thanks for proving me correct once again.
     
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    They are violating the general order against promoting Christianity.
    And giving validation to the opposition. From the oppositions viewpoint.
     
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