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An Open Letter to U.S. Air Force Chaplain Sonny Hernandez

To Captain Sonny Hernandez, Chaplain for the U.S. Air Force Reserves: Dear Captain Hernandez, This is a response to your recent misguided rant about the “duties” of Christian military chaplains to “avoid supporting or accommodating evil.” You make it clear that by “evil” you mean the American values of religious pluralism and the constitutional right […]

Yes, Questions of Religion Can Be Fair Game for Senate Confirmation Hearings

Feinstein questions Barrett on CSPAN Yes, Questions of Religion Can Be Fair Game for Senate Confirmation Hearings

If someone who wants to be a judge believes that her religion should trump her oath of office, is it fair for those vetting the judge to ask her about that belief? According to some, questioning a person about his or her religion is off limits because our Constitution prohibits religious tests for public office. […]