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Pentagon: No Plan To Limit Freedom

The Pentagon moved Wednesday to quash reports that the Defense Department was pursuing new regulations limiting religious freedom among service members. “Service members may exercise their rights under the First Amendment regarding the free exercise of religion unless doing so adversely affects good order, discipline, or some other aspect of the military mission,” Lt. Cmdr. Nathan Christensen told The Hill Wednesday. “Even then, the Department seeks a reasonable religious accommodation for the service member.” The controversy began after reports that the military might begin courts-martial for Christian soldiers began cropping up on conservative websites/Ben Goad, The Hill. More here.

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