Advocates for religious freedom, including a retired general and retired colonel, met with Defense Department officials at the Pentagon, delivering a petition with 170,00 signatures to prevent the military from preventing religious expression.
Retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, the executive vice president of the Family Research Council, retired Col. Ron Crews of the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty, Sandy Rios of the American Family Association and Kellie Fiedorek of Alliance Defending Freedom met with the Pentagon officials on Thursday.
Air Force officials accepted more than 170,000 signatures calling for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to protect religious liberties for members of the armed service.
170,000 Call for Protecting Religious Freedom in Military
ARLINGTON, VA – SEPTEMBER 11: 11: (L to R) U.S. President Barack Obama, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey stand during a ceremony in…
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