Religious beliefs

I had 4 brothers in World War 2 and by the faith of God they all came home safe .

Faith is what got them thru the war . All survived men depend on words of wisdom and safety .
 Please don’t take their  first amendment away from them . 
(name withheld)

Response from MRFF Advisory Board Member Mike Farrell
On Apr 25, 2020, at 1:23 AM, Mike  wrote:


Dear (name withheld),
 
No one is taking away the First Amendment. Our job is to protect it.
 
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.
 
I hope that helps you understand.
 
Mike Farrell
(MRFF Board of Advisors)


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