VALERIE TARICO – American Family Association Posts then Removes Explicit Theocratic Aspirations

MRFF Mentioned by Valerie Tarico

Did a recent graphic by the anti-gay, pro-religious-freedom American Family Association make their intentions a little too clear?

The American Family Association (AFA) proudly describes itself as one of the largest and most effective “pro-family” organizations in the United States[…]

[…]One of those divine mysteries is why the AFA’s pro-family priorities have included long and passionate advocacy to ensure that evangelical fundamentalist military officers and NCO’s are free to proselytize their subordinates.

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation, which goes head to head with AFA in this arena, takes a different position. Their lawyers argue that permitting a commanding officer to promote his or her beliefs or church can create a hostile work environment for soldiers who may have other spiritual beliefs and priorities. Soldiers who have reached out to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation for assistance in dealing with religious boundary violations include Pagans, atheists, Muslims, Jews and thousands of mainline Christians who don’t share the fundamentalist view of the Bible. (read more)

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