Report: No ‘overt’ faith bias at academy, but insensitivities abound
"Failure to accommodate all members' needs"
Jul 12, 2005
A military panel that examined the religious climate at the U.S. Air Force Academy has found no “overt religious discrimination” but did see “a failure to fully accommodate all members’ needs.”
While the report issued June 22 did not find institutional abuse, it criticized some officials at the academy for insensitivity, citing “a lack of awareness over where the line is drawn between permissible and impermissible expression of beliefs.”
The air force convened a 16-member panel in May to study the religious environment at the academy after numerous reports alleged that students and staff had inappropriately promoted evangelical Christianity at the school.