ACLU Targets Marines’ Religious Freedoms

The Marine Corps Recruit Depot has become the latest ACLU target in the attempt to suppress the religious freedoms of Christians serving their nation. A group called the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) demands that they be allowed to put up their own displays at Christmas. I say that they should get their own Christmas-like holiday and put up their own display then.

As Written By Robert Knight for the American Thinker:

Dying in foreign lands in the service of a nation that enshrines freedom of religion in its Constitution doesn’t cut any mustard with the irreligious left.

Alarmed by the presence of a crèche complete with three Wise Men last Christmas on the grounds of the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has joined forces with the oxymoronically named Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) to put the camp’s commanders in hot water.

Headed by Mikey Weinstein, the activist who breaks out in hives at any observance of Christianity at the nation’s service academies, the MRFF on January 17 sent a letter asking Marine Brig. Gen. William Jurney – commander of the boot camp and the Western Recruiting Region – to agree to allow religious displays of other faiths to be erected near the crèche.

Noting that Christmas was past and the issue is moot for now, Gen. Jurney’s staff judge advocate general, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Munoz, told MRFF on Feb. 10 that the resolution was “premature” because “the [next] holiday season is months…..


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