Tag : religious expression on government property
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