Air Force Academy football players ARE allowed to pray!

Football, Prayer
Football, Prayer

This just in from the Alliance Defending Freedom:

UPDATE: An academy athletic department has found that the Air Force Academy football players do have the constitutional right to pray!

“It’s a putrid example of fundamentalist Christian supremacy, triumphalism and exceptionalism, and it has to stop.”

Strong words. What event would you guess provoked such a strong response?

If you guessed a Westboro Baptist Church demonstration, you’d be wrong. Actually, this was Mikey Weinstein, president and founder of the ironically named Military Religious Freedom Foundation, responding to this:

“This end zone praying is just another territorial conquest of the religious Christian right,” said Weinstein. “This stands in a long line of conservative Christian acts like this.”

Read the full article here at Alliance Defending Freedom.

Photo credit MauricioPastor

 

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