PATHEOS PROGRESSIVE SECULAR HUMANIST – Congressman: There is no ‘freedom from religion’ Air Force cadets must swear to God

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Claiming Americans don’t have “freedom from religion,” a GOP lawmaker from Texas has introduced federal legislation that would force Air Force Academy cadets to swear an oath to God.

Mikey Weinstein, founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, says that Johnson “should be tried for treason and sedition” for proposing such a bill. In a statement given to the Colorado Springs Independent Weinstein said:

Congressman Sam Johnson should be tried for treason and sedition. The astounding ignorance and bigotry displayed by his brazen presentation of this proposed wretched sectarian legislation is literally mind-ripping. Not only does it viciously savage United States constitutional religious protections afforded all American citizens, including members of the U.S. military, it also provides an unparalleled bonanza of propaganda for our fundamentalist Islamic enemies such as Isis, the Taliban and Al Qaeda. Additionally, it enrages our Islamic allies and utterly desecrates and destroys military unit cohesion, good order, morale and discipline. The United States Congress should at the very least censure this constitutionally derelict villain and universally despicable human being. Read More

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