Mikey Weinstein runs the Military Religious Freedom Foundation and emphatically advocates for members of the U.S. military on behalf of their freedom of religion, and probably more often, their “freedom from religion.”
He often has “crossed swords” with the Alliance Defending Freedom, which advocates for religious rights across the nation.
“Frankly, we disagree with ADF’s positions on almost everything in law and policy,” he explains in a new letter.
But when Amazon, using details from the discredited Southern Poverty Law Center, ordered the ADF removed from its promotional “Smile” program that allows customers to designate a tiny fraction of their purchase price to be donated to various organizations, Weinstein had to speak up.
“It is one thing to fight for ideals, and it’s another tro marginalize and suppress others – even though you vehemently disagree with,” he wrote in a letter, dated Monday, to Jeff Bezos, chief of Amazon.