Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Americans United Urges Senate Armed Services Committee to Question McHugh On Religious Liberty Issues


Press Release

Nominee To Be Secretary Of The Army Has Poor Record On Church-State Issues, Says Watchdog Group

July 29, 2009


Americans United for Separation of Church and State today asked the Senate Armed Services Committee to question U.S. Rep. John M. McHugh about his views on religious liberty and the rights of religious minorities.

McHugh, who currently represents New York’s 23rd District in the House of Representatives, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be the Secretary of the Army. His confirmation hearing is tomorrow.

Americans United says McHugh has a troubling record when it comes to separation of church and state.

Read the full press release at au.org

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