From Nate Uncensored (excerpt):
Apparently someone did get around to asking Bob Barr some substantive questions when he made an appearance at Netroots Nation. Ed Brayton (Dispatches from the Culture Wars) asked Barr if he would now, as Libertarian candidate, repudiate his 1999 attempt to prohibit the practice of Wicca, a neo-Pagan religion, on military bases. Barr said that he has changed his mind, citing â€œreportsâ€ that the practice of Wicca was causing problems that are apparently not an issue now. Brayton writes:
I did ask him for any specific problems that were reported to him back in 1999 by these military leaders, but he said he didnâ€™t want to get into specifics. Iâ€™m sure thatâ€™s because there are no specific incidents and those military leaders who complained to him did so out of bigotry, or because the problems it caused were really caused by bigotry against Wiccans. He likened it to his stance on Donâ€™t Ask Donâ€™t Tell for gays, which he previously supported but now that itâ€™s clear that allowing gays to serve doesnâ€™t really cause any problems with unit cohesion and good order, he thinks it should be repealed and they should be allowed to serve openly.