Tag : military religious freedom
title : FRC President Tony Perkins Offers Directions to Take for Religious Freedom in Trump's Presidency
summary : This week as Religious Freedom Day 2017 was observed and U.S. citizens prepare for a transition to a new president, Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., offered some recommendations about what President-elect Donald Trump could do in the future about religious freedom.
date : Jan 19, 2017 10:36 AM EST
title : Veteran's 'God Speech' Prompts His Removal at Air Force Retirement Ceremony
summary : First Liberty Institute representatives sent a demand letter this week to the U.S. Air Force on behalf of Oscar Rodriguez Jr., challenging the interpretation of USAF policies about religious neutrality and expression. Rodriguez is a 33-year Air Force veteran, who was removed by military personnel at a private, military retirement ceremony held at Travis Air Force Base in California, after his flag-folding speech was to include the word "God." Pentagon officials on Thursday launched an investigation into this matter.
date : Jun 25, 2016 07:39 PM EDT