Oh look, another form of “acceptable” discrimination. Just more rich, white, closet racists, trying to subjugate black people, the majority of which are Christians. MRF is a racist, discriminatory organization. If you don’t like Christians, then you don’t like the majority of black people. Period. You enacted action that unfairly, disproportionately affects the Black Community within the United States Military by not allowing them to have bible verses on their dog tags. If you think the military is somehow discriminatory against people that are not Christians I’ll remind you that “Jedi” is an acceptable religion to be printed on dog tags. Yeah, religion is an epidemic in the military. Or is it just Christians? Should Sihk officers not be allowed to wear their religious headgear because it displays openly their religion. Jews? No kippa? No tzittzit? Which is it, because to single out one religion is by definition discrimination, backed by a license to practice law, or not. Also most ethnic peoples are religious. So with as much progress as we are making in equality, finally, why is MRF going against the grain? This is your cause? Hopelessness? Your organization is run by someone who graduated a military academy, with no understanding, or care about second, or third order consequences. Seems Legit.

(name withheld)

Response from MRFF Founder and President Mikey Weinstein

Actually, my little friend, we have 12 MRFF clients who are members of the JIedi Church… Have for years… You have an extremely limited understanding as to what we do… 95% of our nearly 70,000 clients are Christians… Well over 80% of our paid and volunteer staff of 450 or also Christians as his half my family… Please don’t waste our time until you’ve done some adequate research… Otherwise your ignorance will be classified as willful…

Response from MRFF Board Member John Compere

On Jul 23, 2020, at 8:15 AM, John Compere  wrote:

You are mistaken. No one is “not allowing” military members to have bible verses on their dog tags.
For your information, our military men & women have the right to purchase & posses any religious or non-religious verses they want & wear them in conformity with military uniform requirements. However, a private commercial business cannot illegally profit off of them by misrepresenting & mismanufacturing its souvenir merchandise as official issued government military identification tags in violation of its own licensing agreement with the Department of Defense & applicable regulatory laws. That is why the unlawful practice was stopped by the military.
Your presumptuous & pompous protest is misdirected & would be more rationally redirected at those who disrespect & disregard their agreements & our laws rather than at 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)





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1 Comment

  1. Jeff B

    Name Withheld: most of the contributors and clients of the MRFF are Christians. And they also include people of all races. Your bizarre attack is entirely without any basis in fact. Why so hostile toward religious freedom for all? Seems to me you have some prejudice problems of your own to work on, before attacking others with false smears.

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