Michael Weinstein’s Military Religious Freedom Foundation has reportedly sued the US Air Force Academy over its decision to invite a Christian to a Prayer Luncheon. In an increasingly common scene, even the Air Force Times was able to accurately summarize the self-contradictory nature of the “religious freedom” group’s actions:
Five Air Force Academy instructors and an advocacy group are suing to stop the school from holding a religious event. (emphasis added)
One Academy faculty member, David Mullin of the Economics Department, is listed by name; four others are listed as “John Doe.” Counsel appears to be David Lane, of Killmer, Lane & Newman in Denver. Lane appears to have previously represented Ward Churchill, the “Balloon Boy” parents, and a student suing her school over a canceled William Ayers speech.
Contrary to his prior demands, the complaint indicates Weinstein no longer simply wants US Marine Corps (Ret) Lt Clebe McClary disinvited. He wants the entire event canceled.
It is contended in this law suit [sic] that for the command structure of the AFA to undertake a purely religious activity such as this is a violation Read more…