"Using a Bible to swear-in the first ever Chief of Staff of the Space Force is in keeping with a great American tradition," said Michael Berry, chief of staff at First Liberty. "Presidents, members of Congress, and judges use the Bible when they take the oath office. And let's not forget that some of the first words ever spoken from space were from the Book of Genesis."
"Under the Constitution and federal law, our client has the right to put up a display in the form that our client wants to have. Our client wants to have a Bible donated by a World War II POW," said Michael Berry, the chief of staff for First Liberty Institute, which was representing the POW organization in this case.