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Thursday, December 28, 2017


MRFF's Most Memorable
Emails Of 2017

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Throughout the year, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) gets a lot of email, and, not surprisingly, as a civil rights organization protecting the separation of church and state in our military, much of the email is hate mail*. We are bombarded on a daily basis with emails from so-called "Christians" — emails containing the most vile racist and anti-semitic cartoons; stomach-turning references to the Holocaust, usually directed specifically at MRFF's founder and president Mikey Weinstein and his family; and a steady stream of the most disgusting homophobic, Islamophobic, and white supremacist vomit that a computer keyboard is capable of emitting — all in the name of Christ, of course.

A typical email from one of these fine "Christians" will usually include a line like this: "All soldiers will bow to the Flag of CHRIST! Last time we checked there are more white Christians who have bled out and died for our US of A then jews nigras or arab insects." Others will make their point with subject lines like: "LGBT = Liberty, Guns, Bibles, Trump... Michael, NO QUEERS in our Military!"

But for those of us at MRFF it is not the hate-filled emails that are the most memorable. These merely serve as a constant reminder of the evil we are fighting. The emails that are the most memorable to us are the ones from the service members, veterans, and others who we've been able to help when this evil has left them with nowhere else to turn.

So, to end 2017, here are a handful of the emails from this year that, in the midst of all the hate mail, make it all worth it.


* Editor's Note: Please see below for more information on Bonnie Weinstein's book "To the Far Right Christian Hater... You Can Be a Good Speller or a Hater, But You Can't Be Both".

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

"You're telling me 28 to 34 percent of our military want 7 billion people to die" [believe in literal Armageddon] ... "The simple answer is affirmative"

Over the past 12 years or so, since the founding of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, complaints the  American military's commanders are (illegally) shoving unwanted, extreme Christian, fundamentalism down our soldiers' throats, on average, are reported 12 times everyday. This constitutes, as of today's composition, well over 53,000 complaints of what amounts to violations by our military leaders of  their oath to uphold the constitution.

From Saint Augustine's 'Just War' theology taught to nuclear launch officers, to Bible verses engraved on military issue sniper scopes, to persistent, repeated, mandatory prayer attendance, the United States Department of Defense has both; established a religion, that is fundamentalist Christianity, and made a religious test of compliance throughout command structures. 53,000 complaints in 12 years, over 90% from non-fundamentalist Christian members of the military, have established there IS a fundamentalist Christian religious requirement in the American military.

This necrotic ugliness not only rules at the Pentagon, but is also embedded in the White House. White House Chief of Staff General Kelly, Secretary of Defense General Mattis and National Security Advisor Lieutenant General McMaster, all, are in position to team up and put an emphatic and final stop to these dangerous, illegal and demoralizing behaviors but none of them lifts a finger.

Meanwhile, no one fights these treasonous, anti-constitutional behaviors more effectively than the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. Please support the Military Religious Freedom Foundation any way you can, whether by raising awareness and the organization's profile or making a financial donation. Online at


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MRFF BOOK: "To The Far Right Christian Hater... You Can be a Good Speller or a Hater,
But You Can't Be Both"


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the book by Bonnie Weinstein

Bonnie Weinstein (above), depicted as the target of religious bigotry, is the co-founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF). The 2 above billboards promoted her book
city-wide in Los Angeles, CA

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We receive an enormous amount of emails at the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, both from our supporters and detractors. Through "MRFF's Inbox", we share some of these emails with you.

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"I want to give you a piece
of my mind"

From: (Name Withheld)
Subject: I want to give you a piece of my mind
Date: December 26, 2017
To: Mikey Weinstein

Dear Mister Weinstein
    I am a retired US Army Sergeant of twenty five years service in the National Guard and Regular Army. I want you to know at the very outset that I am not writing to you because I admire or respect you (the "dear" is formality only). I want you to know that I consider the MRFF to be just a hate group and nothing else. You are not about freedom at all and I consider you nothing more then a bully and a coward who wants to push a selfish agenda. I cannot believe that they let someone like you in the military.
    Listen mister we are one nation UNDER GOD. You wanted to punish a poor cadet at a service academy because he had a Bible verse written on a board outside his room that didn't hurt a thing. You wanted an officer court martialled because he had a Bible on his desk and another because he mentioned in a speech that he believed in God. I cannot believe that ANYONE takes you seriously.
    A Soldier swears to defend his country and his God. I love to write to World War II veterans as a hobby and so many of them told me that faith in God got them through the war. Joe Louis said that we would win because we were on God's side. General Washington prayed at Valley Forge and Lincoln regularly sought God's guidance and help during the Civil War. Gee would you have filed complaints against them? I was a chaplains assistant in Operation Desert Storm and let me tell you something moron there are no such things as athiests in foxholes. Of course you wouldn't know because you've never been to war.
    I have read the letters you have written threatning people and so often you use overblown words like "disgraceful" and "disgusting" to describe people you want to hurt. I want you to know that you are one of the most despicable, disgraceful people I have ever read about. I cannot believe that they let someone like you wear a uniform. Bullies are basically cowards at heart because they attack people who don't fight back and someone should have told you off a long time ago. I await your reply if you have the guts COWARD

SGT US Army (Retired) and someone who loves the Lord and proudly serves him
(Name Withheld)

MRFF's Advisory Board, Supporters, & Allies
respond in force with tenacity, garnering the below apology
from email's author:

Retired US Army Sergeant and Author of Unwarranted Email Apologizes to Mikey Weinstein:

All right I apologize for what I said to you. It is the season of good will towards men. Can't we say that we just agreed to disagree. I do have the character and integrity to apologize if I've hurt someone. Now that I've done this will you please take my name off your list and not email me anymore?
Best new years wishes and God bless
(name withheld)

Response from MRFF Founder and President Mikey Weinstein:

.........roger will get no more e-mails from me after this acknowledgment......I'd still like an apology from YOU, (name withheld), for the TOTAL crap you said about me from the get-go....but I doubt you have the integrity and character and class to so apologize?!.....there was NO need to come out at me and mine right at the start by throwing hand grenades of defamation.......

Response to Mikey Weinstein from Retired US Army Sergeant:

Thank you very much for your service and I am proud to count you as a fellow veteran. Now please take me off your list and don't send me any more emails. My box has been flooded today and enough is enough

(name withheld)

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