Because it torments these idiots so.
And wouldn't you know a damned pansy lawyer has his panties in a wad at the idea folks might err by worshiping God rather than his state?!
"It's wrong, it violates the Constitution, it violates a number of federal laws," said Michael "Mikey" Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, an advocacy group that seeks to preserve the separation of church and state in the military.
Proof positive you don't need to be able to think to string words together. There's not a thing wrong with that except most folk hear words well strung and assume that indicates reason.
"It violates the constitution"...... Which article exactly is that? Oh, yeah - "Congress shall buy no scope with biblical references marked upon them" that's the one.