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Congressman Todd Akin announces amendment to protect military members from religious persecution

3:05 PM, May 8, 2012   |    comments
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Washington D.C. (KSDK) - Congressman Todd Akin announced Tuesday he will offer an amendment to the FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act that will protect military chaplains and other service members from persecution based on religious beliefs on sexuality.

The amendment will create a statutory conscience protection clause, and was developed in conjunction with other Members of Congress.

To view the amendment, click here.

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