Religious rights of US citizens in the Military

The Constitution of the United States of America protects the religious rights of all its citizens. Freedom of religion was declared in the First Amendment. All USA citizens have the liberty to practice the religion of their choice, even if they are in the military. Religious rights in the US military are an important aspect that requires the attention of people.


Jay Sekulow is a well-known Supreme Court attorney who has argued 12 very important cases in the Supreme Court. He currently serves as the Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). He is also the Chief Counsel of the ECLJ, which has offices in France, Russia, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, and Israel. Jay started his law career as a tax trial attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service.

Today, Mr. Sekulow works hard in order to protect the religious and constitutional liberties of the US citizens.

Religious beliefs help soldiers in keeping their focus on work during the toughest conditions and rough environments including at the warfronts. The constitution of the United States of America grants its military personnel religious liberties. They are free to practice their religion without other people’s influence. Even superiors in the military, cannot force or persuade their colleagues or juniors in to other religious philosophy. The United States Armed Forces cannot force any personnel into any religion or relevant philosophy.

No other organization nor laws, rules, or regulations has the right to compromise the religious rights of the USA military personnel.

Students in the United States military academies, also fall under the same category. These students are also free to follow the religion of their choice.


About Jay Sekulow

Jay Sekulow is Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), one of the most prestigious law firms in the country. He is an accomplished Supreme Court advocate, renowned expert on religious liberty, and a respected broadcaster. Jay Sekulow is an attorney with a passion for protecting religious liberty - freedom - democracy.
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