The U.S. Air Force has removed a Bible from an officer’s desk while it carries out an investigation into the propriety of the religious display.
The Scriptures were removed from the desk of Maj. Steve Lewis of the 310th Space Wing in response to a letter sent Wednesday by the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, which said the holy book’s presence violates Air Force policy and the Constitution’s establishment clause.
Mikey Weinstein, who heads the MRFF, praised the Air Force’s decision to remove the Bible.
“The 310th ‘Space’ Wing is NOT called the 310th ‘Space For My Personal Proselytizing Christian Bible Shrine’ Wing for a damn good reason,” Mr. Weinstein said in a statement. CONTINUE READING