Atheists Want Air Force General Court Martialed for Sharing His Faith

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The so-called Military Religious Freedom Foundation has called for the court-martial of Major General Craig Olson for speaking at the National Day of Prayer event, calling the personal testimony and prayer “brazenly illicit and wholly unconstitutional fundamentalist Christian proselytizing.”

Liberty Counsel has offered the Major General pro-bono legal representation if the Air Force comes down on the side of the atheist.

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Mathew D. Staver
Mathew D. Staver is Chairman and Founder of Liberty Counsel®, an international nonprofit litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and the family since 1989, by providing pro bono assistance and representation on these and related topics. With offices in Florida, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and an outreach in Israel, Liberty Counsel has hundreds of advocates around the world.

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