West Point Football Team Prayer

Good Evening,

My name is (name withheld), I am currently a firstie (senior) at the United States Military Academy. I wanted to thank you for your support and protection of the first amendment. If there is anything I can do to assist in your efforts while maintaining my UCMJ required distance from political matters, please let me know.

Respectfully,
(West Point cadet’s name withheld)


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5 Comments

  1. John Grammer

    I fully support the prayer last week. We have a freedom To pray also. If you don’t believe in Jesus, or anything else, remove yourself, or lead a separate prayer. Democracy stands for all, or majority. It also allows everyone a choice. Stop trying to take people’s rights to acknowledge our Lord. All things are possible only thru him.

  2. Ruben

    I also support prayer in everything – STOP trying to POISON the minds of our people in the forces if there is GOD there is peace within our souls – if there is no god ONLY EVIL thinks exist within us. So take BACK SEAT MRFF. We have other serious issues in the world.

    if they don’t want pray stay the hell out of the event that simple – remember we win and lose as a team – we don’t become divide because of MRFF. If i were the army coach i would continue praying.

  3. G

    The team violated the separation of state and religion since the West Point Academy is supported by the taxpayer. End of story, end of discussion.

  4. Angela Schweig

    For John Grammer: You comment “Democracy stands for all, or majority.” You’re wrong. Democracy stands for all, NOT the majority. That’s called the TYRANNY OF THE MAJORITY. Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor put it this way: “We do not count heads before enforcing the Constitution.” Get some basic knowledge before you spout nonsense.

  5. XaurreauX

    To John Grammer and Ruben: secularism is for grownups.

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