RELGIOUS FREEDOM

Hey Mr. Weinstein,
 
God made the heavens, who better to dedicate the Space Force service too!
 
Jesus is the only way to the true GOD and I support the action. No other god has laid claim to that!
 
Thanks for your service.
(name withheld)

On Jan 15, 2020, at 6:55 PM, John Compere  wrote:

First & foremost, thank you for your military service.
 
The US Constitution, American law & US Armed Forces regulations require our government to refrain from promoting or endorsing religion. The Constitution also provides only secular oaths & prohibits any religious tests. Even Jesus separated religion & government (Matthew 22;21; Mark 12:17). Also, Jesus & his brother opposed sworn oaths (Matthew 5:34&37; James 5:12).
 
Your comments are morally misdirected & would be more rationally redirected toward those who disrespect & disregard our American laws & Christian scripture rather than those of us who respect & request compliance with them.
 
Brigadier General John Compere, US Army (Retired)
Disabled American Veteran (Vietnam Era)
Board Member, Military Religious Freedom Foundation (composed of over 80% Christians)

Sir,

 

Thank you for your service in the Army.  Your resume is impressive and your contributions as a public servant of the Law appreciated.

 

I do believe you and Mr. Weinstein are wrong.  Gen. John “Jay” Raymond swearing in the Force on the Bible doesn’t violate Article VI, I don’t know his faith but it is his choice and doesn’t restrict other member’s of faith’s from joining or establishing a religion of the Force.

 

There is no religious test to join any Branch of this U.S. Government. I am a  and I (name withheld) think we all know what my Sir name means?

 

“God is my Judge” and I am ready to answer for my Life and choices.

 

Thank You,

(name withheld)


Response from MRFF Board Member John Compere

On Jan 16, 2020, at 2:18 PM, John Compere  wrote:

Of course, military members have the right to take their oaths (sworn, unsworn or affirmed) on a religious scripture book of their choice. However, the military & our government are prohibited from requiring it for all by the US Constitution, American law & US Armed Forces regulations. That is the malfeasance. Also, please see my attached article. Thank you for your civility & sincere best wishes for the New Year.

 

 

 

 

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