THE BLAZE – Air Force Base Removes Nativity Display After MRFF Cites Constitution

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Controversy has abounded after an Air Force base in South Carolina removed a nativity scene on Friday following complaints that it violated both the U.S. Constitution and military code.

The debate is still unfolding at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, S.C., after the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, a church-state separatist group, contacted the Pentagon to voice concerns this month over the nativity display.

The organization’s president, Mikey Weinsten, said that 41 airmen complained to the group about the presence of the nativity and so the Military Religious Freedom Foundation contacted the Pentagon and the Christmas display was inevitably removed from the premises, WLTX-TV reported.

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