WORLD (Magazine) – Wheaton ROTC draws fire over faith requirements for leaders

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Mikey Weinstein, the founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), is known for his tenacious application of the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause to stop what he believes to be unconstitutional proselytizing by evangelical Christians in the U.S. military.

Now, he’s seeking to apply the “no religious test” clause of the Constitution’s Article VI to a Christian college’s ROTC program. In an open letter to Secretary of the Army John McHugh, Weinstein complained that, in a request to the Army for an officer to be assigned as assistant professor of military science, Wheaton College stipulated the officer must be a Christian.

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