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Friday, August 12, 2016


THE WASHINGTON TIMES
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Military court upholds Marine’s bad conduct discharge over Bible verses

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The highest U.S. military court has upheld the bad conduct discharge of a Marine who refused to remove Bible verses from her workstation.

In a 4-1 decision handed down Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces said the Religious Freedom Restoration Act does not apply to the case of former Cpl. Monifa Sterling, who was court-martialed and convicted of six offenses stemming from her noncompliance.

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Marine Punished For Bible Verses On Her Desk?

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Former Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling lost her appeal over a court-martial and "bad-conduct discharge" in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces on Aug. 10.

Sterling was court-martialed over six violations in 2014, one of which included an incident where she had three signs in her workplace area that paraphrased a verse from the Bible: "No weapon formed against me shall prosper."

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