RELIGION: Trump-connected faith advisory board urges exemptions from religious vaccines for military

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(RNS] — Former President Donald Trump’s faith advisors have urged the U.S. military, in an effort to give religious exemptions to COVID -19 mandates. They claim that service members who have spiritual objections to the vaccines are being stripped of their religious freedoms .”

But the effort focused on COVID -19 vaccination mandates first started by President Joe Biden , but it didn’t address similar military mandates which predated the current pandemic. It also did not have support from at least one Trump’s faith advisors, indicating possible divisions among former president’s evangelical allies in regards to COVID .

A group of faith leaders wrote to Lloyd Austin, Secretary of Defense on Nov. 15, urging him to grant exemptions for COVID -19 vaccinations in order to meet the deadlines. The Navy and Marine Corps active-duty members must have their shots by Sunday (Nov. 28),), while the Army has until December 15.. Nov. 31 was already the deadline for Air Force personnel. 2.

” We should reward their bravery, the bravery of our men and women serving in uniform, and not force them to choose between religious convictions or staying in the military,” reads part of the letter.

” We urge you to grant religious exemptions to every American who risk their lives to protect our country. Religious freedom is guaranteed by our Constitution. It must be protected

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