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2014-06-25 12:21:59

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) and fellow members of the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition today delivered a petition with over 105,000 signatures to the U.S. Air Force Academy. The petition calls on the Air Force Academy to protect the First Amendment rights of cadets, after a recent incident in which a cadet was censored for writing a Bible verse on a white board outside of his dorm room....

2014-03-26 16:20:25

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition has posted a billboard near the U.S. Air Force Academy supporting the religious freedoms of Academy cadets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO On a background of Mount Rushmore, which depicts four of America's greatest presidents, the billboard ad reads, "Are you free to say 'So help me God'? They did." The ad is in response to recent attempts to curtail religious...

2012-05-30 05:03:45

As students across the country are leaving academics behind for the summer, fifteen boys and five girls are doing quite the opposite. They are headed for the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., to attend a study camp where they will compete for a spot on the U.S. International Chemistry Olympiad Team. During the camp, the students will receive college-level training, with an emphasis on organic chemistry, through a series of lectures, problem-solving exercises, lab work, and...


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