Before you read this I want to strongly urge you to sign up for Todd’s free newsletter. It’s your only life line to conservative news and commentary. We can no longer rely on social media. Click here to subscribe.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation is enraged because the Federal Bureau of Investigations has a Christian chaplain who offers prayers at FBI events.
The FFRF, a radical gang of atheists, agnostics and free-thinkers, wrote a threatening letter demanding a complete list from the FBI of anything remotely related to the Christian faith.
“The FBI reportedly has a chaplain offer a Christian invocation at FBI graduation ceremonies and allows religious figures into the VIP section during FBI Academy events,” the FFRF said in a statement.
They also allege that an FBI supervisor “forwarded an email from the Academy chaplain to all employees reminding them ‘that there is a divine power in charge of all things. You are all very much appreciated and I have been praying for you and your loved ones each week. . . . I have restocked the chapel with Bibles, MP3 sticks and tracts for all.'”
The perpetually aggrieved atheists were also triggered by prayers at FBI Academy graduation ceremonies.
“It is a fundamental constitutional principle that publicly funded institutions cannot support, promote or otherwise endorse religion or engage in religious exercises,” FFRF Staff Attorney Chris Line wrote in a letter . “Therefore, it is inappropriate for a public institution such as the FBI Academy to schedule an invocation as part of a secular graduation ceremony.”
The hate-filled atheists claim the FBI Academy’s chaplain program and chapel, regularly stocked reportedly with Bibles and other Christian materials – as one would expect in any Christian chapel.
“The FBI is meant to be setting a standard for the entire country in constitutional matters, including secularism,” says FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor. “Instead, it is engaging in practices that are alienating to its non-Christian trainees — and to the nation’s non-Christian population at large.”