Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Re: Links: 8.1.06: Mmm... Slurry

"Let me make it clear. I would shed my last drop of blood to defend their right to hold that biblical worldview. They are absolutely entitled to believe that Anne Frank is burning in hell along with Dr. Seuss, Gandhi and Einstein," he says.

"But I will not accept my government telling me who are the children of the greater God and who are the children of the lesser God.

"That's the difference," he said. "I will not defend — I will fight them tooth and nail and lay down a withering field of fire and leave sucking chest wounds — if they engage the machinery of the state, which is what they're doing."

"Mikey" Weinstein.
 
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He is suing the Air Force in federal court, demanding a permanent injunction against alleged religious favoritism and proselytizing in the service. He has also formed the nonprofit Military Religious Freedom Foundation to combat what he sees as a concerted effort by evangelical Christian organizations to treat the armed forces as a mission field, ripe for conversions.
 
Found via perkyshai's LJ

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