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Is This 2015 or 1692? Woman Accused of Being a Witch Fired From Military Dental Clinic

Posted by doctore0 on October 7, 2015

Religion poisons everything

Accused of being a witch, an Air Force contractor working at a dental clinic at Fort Meade, Maryland, has been fired. Seriously.

Deborah Schoenfeld, a dental technician at the clinic, and a Hindu, was fired on September 2, immediately after filing a formal complaint about the religious harassment she was being forced to endure, which included being accused of witchcraft, bringing demons into the office, and being admonished that practicing yoga is “satanic” and will “cost (her) her soul.” The alleged reason given for her firing was that she was accused of using profanity in the workplace. She was told, however, that she did not have the right to know who her accusers were.

According to the Air Force Times, two of Schoenfeld’s former co-workers have confirmed her account of the workplace harassment she was subjected to by the devout Christians there, with one saying that she was referred to as a “Hindu witch.”

Schoenfeld, who wishes to return to her job, has turned to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), which has sent the following letter to the commander of this modern day Salem, where we hope they aren’t also using the dental practices of 1692 on our troops.
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One Response to “Is This 2015 or 1692? Woman Accused of Being a Witch Fired From Military Dental Clinic”

  1. Mordanicus said

    This is sick and unacceptable for a country as the USA (first amendment anyone?). And the right to know one’s accusers is literally as old as the way to Rome.

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