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Thursday, January 25, 2018


MRFF DEMANDS FORT JACKSON DISINVITE TELEVANGELIST KENNETH COPELAND FROM SPEAKING AT FEBRUARY 1st NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST

Kenneth "Cuckoo" Copeland,
The Universally Despicable, Discredited, Fundamentalist Christian Extremist/Supremacist

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By: Chris Rodda
Date: January 25, 2018

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He's been investigated by the Senate for financial misconduct. He's called himself a "Christian extremist." His fraudulent practices have been exposed by his own employees. He's Islamophobic, homophobic, and believes that America is a Christian nation. He needs a private jet because commercial airplanes are filled with demons.

Any one of the above things should make televangelist Kenneth Copeland an obviously inappropriate and outrageous choice to speak at the National Prayer Breakfast observance at any U.S. military installation. And yet Copeland has been invited to do just that, and is scheduled to speak at the February 1 prayer breakfast at Fort Jackson, South Carolina -- the U.S. Army's largest training installation and home to the Armed Forces Army Chaplaincy School and Army's Drill Sergeant School.

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And for those non-Christians who want to attend this event, which is supposed to be for people of all religions, well they'll just have to suck it up and listen to a man who has proclaimed that "Jesus of Nazareth is Lord over the United States."

Therefore, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, on behalf of its fifty-six clients at Fort Jackson who vehemently object to Kenneth Copeland's speaking at their prayer breakfast, has demanded via an emailed letter to Fort Jackson's commander, Major General John P. "Pete" Johnson, that Copeland be immediately disinvited and replaced with a less offensive and more inclusive speaker -- maybe even one who can fly to South Carolina on a regular airplane without being afraid of demons.

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Click to read on Daily Kos


MIKEY/MRFF DEMAND LETTER TO MAJOR GENERAL
JOHN P. "PETE" JOHNSON

"MRFF Demands That Fort Jackson Rescind Invitation to Kenneth Copeland to be Featured Speaker at Feb. 1, 2018 National Prayer Breakfast"

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Dear Major General John P. "Pete" Johnson,

Sir, it is with deep respect that I earnestly write to you this morning on behalf of 56 of your U.S Army subordinates (Officers, NCOs and U.S. Army civilians), directly under your command, with an expeditious, rational and reasonable demand in your official capacity as the Commanding General of Fort Jackson, South Carolina. For the record, sir, 32 of these complainants practice the Christian faith (Protestant or Roman Catholic), 6 are Jewish, 8 are Muslims, 2 are Hindus, 1 is a Native American spiritualist and the remainder would describe themselves as nontheist, agnostic, atheist, secularist or humanist.

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General, do you have ANY idea, sir, whom your staff has selected to be the Fort Jackson special "guest speaker" at your Feb. 1, '18 NPB?

Assuming you do not, sir, let me please advise you that it is the universally despicable, discredited, fundamentalist Christian extremist/supremacist Kenneth Copeland.

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Click to read full demand letter


Past MRFF Disinvite Victories of Lt. General Jerry Boykin (Ret.) & Rev. Franklin Graham

6/1/16 - Victory Within 23 Hours:
MRFF's "No Boykin" Demands Result In No Boykin At Fort Riley Prayer Breakfast

5/12/10: Rev. Franklin Graham - National Day of Prayer 2010 Postmortem



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