CHRISTIAN TODAY – Group wants Department of Defense to withdraw from National Day of Prayer event

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The Department of Defense’s planned participation in the upcoming National Day of Prayer on May 1 is being protested by a watchdog group.

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) wrote a letter to the military and the White House, asking that soldiers not be used in the Capitol Hill events.

“The planned participation by uniformed U.S. military personnel in this private fundamentalist Christian religious event, run by a non-federal entity, is an unequivocally clear violation of [a] plethora of DoD regulations and instructions,” MRFF Director Mikey Weinstein wrote.

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