Several critics — primarily on the liberal-leaning, anti-religious freedom side — have laid into US Congressman Sam Johnson (R-Tx) for his “Preserve and Protect God in Military Oaths Act of 2015″ — and it is abundantly clear that none of them actually read the proposed bill.
Most of the critics portrayed the act as some version of requiring enlisting military members to “pledge to God” during their military oaths — something that recalls issues with the US Air Force and Air Force Academy in 2013. One employee of the Air Force Academy summed up much of the criticism when he tweeted to the Congressman (thick with irony):
What part of “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion” did you miss, sir?
You are in Congress. You are sponsoring a bill to establish Christianity as a state religion. Have you READ the Constitution?
— Phoenix Blue (@Phoenix_Blue) March 23, 2015
Similarly, an astonishingly ignorant Michael “Mikey” Weinstein claimed Continue reading