JEWISH DAILY FORWARD – Air Force Cadets Complain Over ‘Christ Lives in Me’ Posted on Door

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Controversy has erupted this week over the posting of Christian verses on the door of a cadet’s room at the Air Force Academy — with some calling the move an attempt to bully non-Christians and a violation of the separation of church and state.

More than 30 cadets complained after seeing the Bible verse, which many of them consider a sign of evangelical dominance at the college in Colorado Springs, according to Mikey Weinstein, director of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation.

The verse read: “I have been crucified with Christ therefore I no longer live, but Christ lives in me,”

Weinstein said he believes allowing the messages would amount to an endorsement of Christianity and would violate the separation of church and state.

“If they’re inside the room, that’s one thing,” he said.

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