You devils

I just read the article about y’all making the chaplains at fort drum takedown their prayer videos for those poor lost “soldiers “ that don’t believe. I served. I served with GOD in my heart. Separation of CHURCH and state. What bull crap. All you idiots wonder why America is suffering so.

(name withheld)

Response from MRFF Founder and President Mikey Weinstein

…we didn’t “make them” take it down, sport….we made THE ARMY tell its offending ARMY chaplains to take it down…the Army AGEED with us, jack….Mikey W….oh, and watch out who you call “devils” there, skippy……Mikey W.

Response from MRFF Advisory Board Member Mike Farrell


On Apr 27, 2020, at 10:33 PM, Mike  wrote:


Hi (name withheld),

The article from Mr. Donohue you read has made the rounds and given a number of people a lot of bad information. I’m sorry abut that as it has caused a storm of angry and ill-informed condemnation to come our way.


Mr. Donohue is wrong. He said, for example, that Mikey Weinstein is an “anti-Christian activist.” This is a lie. He said a bunch of other things that are not true. Let me explain the facts to 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. The commander’s 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.


The speeches were simply in the wrong place. Some complaints came to us, so we contacted the authorities at the base. They in turn looked at it, saw what was wrong and removed the speeches. No harm, no foul. I don’t know if the speeches were placed on the chaplain’s page where they belonged. I hope  they were.


And I hope this helps you better understand the situation.


Mike Farrell

(MRFF Board of Advisors)


Mr. Farrell,  thanks for explanation. Although I don’t agree with the separation of Church and State, I understand everyone has constitutional rights, which I fought for.  I would never go against it. Our country was founded so people could have religious freedom. I sometimes forget that even if I don’t agree with it, it is “MY” constitution also. Again Thanks 

(name withheld)

Response from MRFF Advisory Board Member Mike Farrell
On Apr 28, 2020, at 1:50 PM, Mike  wrote:

Hi (name withheld),
Thanks for your reply and thanks even more for understanding.
You’re quite right, sometimes it’s hard to live up to even our own standards.
Mike Farrell





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