“We are not the wolves at the gates, we are the ones who face them”

So I just saw in the news that your group was attempting to stop the Air
Force Academy from praying before games. Why are yall such cry baby bitches?

Respectfully,

(name withheld)

“We are not the wolves at the gates, we are the ones who face them”


 

Dear (name withheld),

Not all people are religious. Therefore, to demonstrate religious belief in a public forum is to deny comfortable participation to many.

Religion is a private endeavor.  Involuntary public display denies civil rights to those who have no desire to participate.

Keep religion private and allow non-believers to function equally in public.

Rick Baker
USAF (Ret)

 

 

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2 Comments

  1. Yeshua Warrior

    Dear Mr. Baker, first of all thank you for your service to our country.

    Secondly, your statement – Therefore, to demonstrate religious belief in a public forum is to deny comfortable participation to many. This is plainly your own supposition which is not found in the basis of any law on the books. Sorry that you may feel that someone demonstrating their religious belief may cause someone to feel uncomfortable, but where does it say that we have to make everyone comfortable about anything in public.

    Third, where do you find anywhere that says that religion is a private matter, surely not in any law, just another of your own personal suppositions and biases, but for the Christian, our Lord and Savior has told us that we to be the light of the world, and to let our light shine, to let our light shine, we are not to hide under a bushel but to put it out for all to see. So, respectfully, I will not keep my religion private. Muslims do not keep their religion private either, you hear their call to prayer five times per day blaring from loud speakers from their mosques etc. Mormons and Jehovah Witnessed do not keep their religion private as well as they go door to door hoping to share what they believe with anyone who will give them the time.

    Finally, praying in public is not a civil rights issue, nor does it violate any civil rights laws today.

  2. Name Not Mentionted

    Hello,
    I would like to point out that there is NO SUCH THING as “religious freedom”. You offend me if you withold my religious practises, yet I offend you by practising them. I believe that there is a right vs. wrong. You cannot merely state that I am wrong and you’re right. That is not only unethically biased but misinformed. We are told “religious freedom” when what it is is real beaucratic bull crap. So I suggest changing your website name to “A bunch of biased people”. Just saying. This could go anyway. There is no “absense” of God, Yaweh, Allah, Jesus, Buddah, etc. Show me a SINGLE religion which can coinside with another.

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