Please Help End the Military’s Discrimination against Non-Religious Service Members

Sorry if I'm beating a dead horse here, but Please Help End the Military’s Discrimination against Non-Religious Service Members.

Please go to www.whitehouse.gov/4zb and sign the petition.

The US military fails to provide Equal Opportunity for non-religious service members.

We are forced to participate in religious rituals during official ceremonies. This is not free exercise, this is forced exercise. Worship belongs in voluntary services, not in mandatory formations. This is unconstitutional establishment of an official preference for religion over non-religion.

We are forced to take an unconstitutional religious test for “Spiritual Fitness”. Those who fail the test are forced to take remedial training instructing them to go to church and pray. This proselytization by the US military is forced onto us against our will.

These policies create a hostile environment, division, and resentment within the military, destroying morale and threatening national security.

 

And then take to Twitter, then Facebook; help spread the word! Time is running out. With less than nine days left before the petition expires, we need 160 signatures per day to reach the threshold of 5000 signatures, and we are falling short!

You will need to create an account before you can sign the petition, but it's a very short signup: first name, last name, email, and zip. And then a short wait for a confirmation email. And once registered you can sign other petitions (For example: a petition to return the $82 billion in funds the United States Postal Service has been forced to overpay into Civil Service (CSRS) and Federal Employee Retirement (FERS) fund)

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Comment by annet on October 22, 2011 at 7:32pm
done.

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