Air Force Medical Commander’s Pro-Christianity Article Removed From National Guard Newsletter, So Cue the Outrage

The Stinger is an Air Force-funded publication for members of the 180th Fighter Wing in the Ohio Air National Guard.

Which is why this essay by Colonel Florencio Marquinez of the Fighter Wing’s Medical Group about how important Jesus is to him seemed extremely out of place in the September issue (since revised):



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Mark Driscoll Resigns from Mars Hill Church

According to Sarah Pulliam Bailey of Religion News Service, Pastor Mark Driscoll has (finally) resigned from Mars Hill Church:



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After Approving Religious Veterans’ Monument, Alabama Officials Reject One Honoring Atheists in Foxholes

Atheist Amanda Scott (below) recently fought a battle to get the Mobile County Commission (in Alabama) to put up displays reading things like “In Reason We Trust.” It was in response to a vote to put “In God We Trust” on a plaque in the city’s Administration Building. Despite her efforts, the Commission denied those requests, saying only the Christian phrase would go up.



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The Satanic Temple Wants a Holiday Display in Florida’s Capitol After Getting Rejected Last Year

Last year the Florida State Capitol Building became home to a Nativity scene, a Festivus Pole, three signs from atheist groups, and an homage to the Flying Spaghetti Monster:



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Religious References on Georgia High School’s New Monument Will Be Covered Up or Removed, Says School Board

Last month, I posted about a Christian monument in front of the newly-renovated Madison County High School in Danielsville, Georgia:



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