The Christian broadcaster explained to voters in his video that he opposes “gun-grabbing laws” and abortion and favors private school vouchers.
Klingenschmitt has said that United States law should be based on biblical laws, and he was reprimanded by the U.S. Navy for disobeying orders in 2006.
“When I swore that oath to defend the Constitution against foreign and domestic enemies I took it very seriously,” Klingenschmitt said in his video. “And when the Secretary of the Navy began censoring the prayers of the chaplains, saying, ‘Oh, you can’t pray in Jesus’ name,’ I took a stand, and my stand actually cost my career.”
Klingenschmitt had been a vocal critic of a since-rescinded policy requiring chaplains to offer nonsectarian prayer, but he was actually reprimanded in 2006 for disobeying orders.
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