Faith

Hi I’m a veteran and please put back on Facebook what was taken down remember religious freedom amen 🙏

(name withheld)


Response from MRFF Advisory Board Member Mike Farrell

On Apr 25, 2020, at 5:20 PM, Mike wrote:

Hi (name withheld),
Like a lot of people, you’ve been misled. Here’s something that may clarify things for you.
We agree that military personnel have every right to pray. We have no objection to prayer. We object to inappropriate proselytizing. You see, chaplains have a face book page whereon they can do all the praying and lecturing and teaching and enlightening they’d like. But that’s a separate page from that of the unit leader or commanding officer. That page may not be used to promote one particular belief system over others because doing so amounts to government endorsement of a particular faith and violates the separation of church and state.
Best,
Mike Farrell
(MRFF Board of Advisors)

 

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