Wednesday, August 24, 2011

I wonder what the Tillmans think of this ...

Texas Legislators and Christian Groups Fight to Insert God Into Vets' Funerals -- Against Families' Wishes | World | AlterNet:

Richard Tillman discussing his brother's funeral on Real Time

Shouldn't veterans and their families have the right to decide whether religion -- and what kind -- is welcome at their own funerals? The Department of Veterans Affairs says yes. But three Texas Congressman and Christian military organizations want to strip away this basic right. Instead, they want to be allowed to impose unwanted Christian ceremonies on the military funerals of everybody who has served the red, white, and blue.

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