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  • "If you put the uniform of America today, you're an enemy of God," church member Margie Phelps told the Times. "The military today — of this nation — is not fighting for anything righteous. They're not fighting for freedom. They're not fighting to protect any kind of civil rights. They're fighting for sin. And the No. 1 sin that the American military uniform represents today is same-sex marriage."

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