Anti-Religion Group Takes Credit for Air Force Ditching Picture with Bible Verse
An anti-religion group touting its access to Defense Department officials is taking credit for the removal of a painting from an Idaho Air Force base on Friday that featured a Bible verse within an hour of making the demand.
The organization, Military Religious Freedom Foundation, has called for the court martial of military personnel for “proselytizing,” having met with Pentagon officials in the past. The group is citing this victory in Idaho as proof of its influence over the U.S. military.
Air Force Removes Inspirational Painting With Bible Verse From Dining Hall – Atheists Found It “Repugnant”
The US Air Force removed an inspirational painting from a dining hall after atheists found it repugnant.
Matthew 5:9 is the ninth verse of the fifth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. It is the seventh verse of the Sermon on the Mount, and also seventh of what are known as the Beatitudes. In the King James Version of the Bible the text reads: Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. The New International Version translates the passage as: Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.