(Fox News) – A Bible at the center of a Manchester VA Medical Center display has been targeted by an outside group for being “intolerable” and “unconstitutional.” The Bible, carried by a prisoner of war in World War II, was donated and displayed on the Missing Man Table memorial honoring missing veterans and POWs. But it was removed when the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) complained about its presence.
The VA then moved it to a display case, but Mikey Weinstein, the founder of MRFF, complained again, calling it even more objectionable. But veterans in the area say the Bible is a historical symbol, not an attempt to stuff religion down anyone’s throat. “That Bible is not just a religious artifact,” Paul Martin of the Northeast POW-MIA Network told WMUR. “What it means is this guy held on to love, faith, and hope, family, and trust in this nation — that they would do everything they possibly could to bring him home.” READ MORE