Sunday, October 06, 2013

House Passes Resolution Encouraging No Reduction In Military Religious Services During Shut Down

Military Times reports that the House of Representatives yesterday passed H. Con. Res. 58 urging the Secretary of Defense to not allow the government shut down reduce the offering of religious services on military bases. The vote for the resolution was 400-1.  Military chaplains continue to work during the shut down, but the resolution is aimed at contract personnel who are involved in performing religious services or conducting religious activities.