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Should the military be banned from asking servicemembers their religious affiliations?

Yes, it creates a situation where people will only claim to be a particular faith to avoid being ostracized by peers.
2% (104 votes)
Yes, under the principle of separation of church and state, the government should not be allowed to ask.
6% (259 votes)
No, if someone dies on active duty, the military needs to know what religious customs and practices to afford the deceased.
49% (2162 votes)
No, it’s not compulsory, so if you don’t want to answer the question, you just claim no religious affiliation.
43% (1918 votes)
Total votes: 4443

 

For more on this issue, and to state your opinion, read this accompanying piece on The American Legion’s Burn Pit blog.

 

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