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December 27, 2013 | 2,250 views | 20 comments

PLANO, TX, December 27, 2013 -- Today, Department of Veterans Affairs responded to Liberty Institute’s demand letter on behalf of Susan Chapman, a teacher and organizer of a Christmas card project for veterans.

To view a copy of the VA’s response to Liberty Institute, go here: http://www.libertyinstitute.org/document.doc?id=125.

The Liberty Institute said: “In the response, the VA admits that they are banning kids from freely giving veterans Christmas Cards that say Christmas." The Liberty Institute interprets such screening for religious content to be unlawful.

The regulation referenced by the VA in its response says that veterans will only be given a "holiday" card that says "Christmas" if the veteran actually requests such a card on their own.

To view a copy of the policy referenced by the VA, go here: http://www.libertyinstitute.org/document.doc?id=124. The VA’s policy of banning Christmas cards unless a veteran specifically asks for a Christmas card is not only unlawful, it is patently silly, according to the Liberty Institute, which is continuing its investigation of this incident as well as numerous others in various VA facilities.

Liberty Institute is a national nonprofit group dedicated to defending and restoring religious liberty across America -- in schools, churches and throughout the public arena. Liberty’s vision is to reestablish religious liberty in accordance with the principles of our Founding Fathers. For information, visit http://www.LibertyInstitute.org.
 
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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
January 1, 2014 6:55am
 
Senior Citizen....Thanks....I really don't put much stock in persons who make a living pretending to be someone else. You can never know when they are pretending to be themselves. Happy New Year.

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
December 31, 2013 8:48pm
 
OK. I guess neither of us are up to date w/ the latest Hollywood garbage. I checked some more and it's Jessica and Nick. They are a couple, I guess, and they are Hollywood celebs. Seems lots of people worship these Hollywood ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
December 31, 2013 7:18pm
 
Senior Citizen.....Still is the dark....is Jessica Simpson some kind of religious cult leader ?

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
December 31, 2013 5:11pm
 
If you go to Snopes and read the rest of his interview, it leads me to think Jessica is Jessica Simpson because he refers to the magazine cover ... not sure about Nick. :)

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
December 31, 2013 1:12pm
 
Senior Citizen......Who is this Nick and Jessica that some people worship ?????? Am I missing out ? :)

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
December 31, 2013 12:56pm
 
I appreciate Ben Stein's attitude (taken from a 2005 interview on CBS): Next confession: I am a Jew and every single one of my ancestors was Jewish, and it does not bother me even a little bit when people call those beautifully ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
December 31, 2013 10:41am
 
Facts only please... and a belated Happy Hunukkah to you !

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
December 31, 2013 7:27am
 
Facts only Please.....The point being is that you stated it would show a lack of respect to give a Jewish veteran a Christmas card, yet a Jewish veteran and the PM of of a Jewish state wishes all Americans a Merry Christmas. But ... More ›

 
Facts only please  
TX  
December 31, 2013 12:00am
 
Prairie: What is the point? He is not King David. He is the PM.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
December 30, 2013 3:44pm
 
Facts Only Please.....a message from the PM of Israel. "We celebrate Christmas with you. We know the importance you attach to our common heritage, to the state of Israel, and to the city of Jerusalem, where so much of ... More ›

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