COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE – Mikey Weinstein enraged by evangelical atheists

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It’s no surprise to get a phone call from a fired-up Mikey Weinstein, founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation and a frequent flyer when it comes to criticizing the Air Force Academy over religious issues.

But, on Wednesday, Weinstein broke new ground — he’s mad at evangelical atheism in a hallway of the academy’s Fairchild Hall.

“It’s Ask an Atheist Day,” Weinstein said as he built up to the machine-gun delivery deriding commanders including Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson for fostering a climate of religious intolerance.

“What if this was ask a Muslim Day or ask an Evangelical Christan Day?” Weinstein said.

Allowing atheist cadets to set up table in the building to field questions about the non-existence of God violates Air Force regulations and the Constitution, he said.

“They are proselytizing for atheism,” Weinstein said.

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