10
Dec
06

This is Religious Freedom?

In a small town in Nevada there is a wall reserved for brass plaques memorializing the war dead. Unfortunately, one soldiers space is blank because the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs will not recognize his chosen religion (but they DO recognize 38 others) and allow its symbol to be placed upon his plaque. This soldier, a man who thought he died fighting to preserve the freedom and independence we all think we have today, is denied his honor because he was Wiccan.

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