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Military Religious Freedom Foundation
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The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is hailing the Pentagon for removing a Nativity scene at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, S.C., after critics deemed the display "offensive" ("Air Force base in South Carolina boots Nativity scene," Web, Dec. 11). According to The Washington Times, the group's founder, Mikey Weinstein, boasted that the operation took barely more than two hours.
Commanders at an Air Force base in South Carolina have booted a nativity scene from its premises, agreeing with separation of church and state activists that the display violated both the U.S. Constitution and military code.
References to God in oaths are becoming optional. The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., is the latest organization to not require cadets to recite the phrase if they don't want to.
The Air Force Academy may overturn years-old tradition to abide by the wishes of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation and take out "God" from its honor oath.
Air Force Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes, a Christian chaplain stationed in Alaska, was censored for a line he wrote in his regular "Chaplain's Corner" musings that are posted at the base's online site, and now the Military Religious Freedom Foundation is saying he should be punished.
America's military is under religious attack, and it's rapidly reaching the stage where troop readiness is being compromised, said the executive vice president of the nonprofit Family Research Council.
Soldiers who promote their faith can be prosecuted under military law, the Pentagon said in a brief statement released to the media.
The administration continues to tie itself in knots to avoid offending Muslims, but offers no such courtesy to Christians. The latest example of official intolerance is the blocking of access on military bases to the Southern Baptists' website because it contains "hostile content."
Dozens of retired military chaplains say that serving both God and the U.S. armed forces will become impossible for chaplains whose faiths consider homosexuality a sin if the "don't ask, don't tell" policy is ended.