Posts tagged "religion and the military"

Muzzle Men

A petition organized by Jay Sekulow, of the conservative action group American Center for Law and Justice, which is signed by more than 80,000 people and supported by dozens of congressmen, aims to get President Bush to issue an executive order forbidding the “muzzling” of military chaplains by sensitivity guidelines that discourage evangelical proselytization of...

Air Force Prayer

A letter to President Bush, signed by 70 lawmakers, has requested a presidential order guaranteeing the free speech of military chaplains in the face of new sensitivity guidelines proposed after this year’s evangelizing Air Force controversy. The letter, dated October 25, claims that it is now “‘increasingly difficult’” for chaplains to invoke the name of...