Sky News’ Alastair Bruce Claims in Recent Broadcast That There Are No Atheists in Foxholes

While our friends in Britain are celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday, one commentator on Sky News was busy slandering atheists.

During a segment in which the anchors were talking about recent demographic changes, anchor Colin Brazier brought up that, over the Queen’s reign, they’ve seen a significant drop in the percentage of Christians (despite the Queen being a Christian). In fact, one analysis last month found that there are now more people in England and Wales without religion than there are all Christians combined.

Reporter Alastair Bruce accepted those numbers, but went on to give a lengthy response that boiled down to the old “There are no atheists in foxholes” lie:

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The Problem with the Saying “There Are No Atheists in Foxholes”

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses the problem with the saying “There are no atheists in foxholes.” (Note: We had a couple of microphone glitches, so the sound is strange in a couple of sections.)

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On Memorial Day, Remember That There Are Indeed Atheists in Foxholes

To all our atheists in foxholes, thank you for your service.

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Sarcastic Billboard Asking Why Jesus Rules the Air Force Academy Rejected for Being “Not Factual”

The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs is practically the home base for evangelical Christians looking to proselytize in the military. It’s constantly in the news for leaders pushing their faith onto cadets.

President Obama is scheduled to deliver the final commencement address of his administration there on June 2, so the Military Religious Freedom Foundation figured it was as good a time as any to make a point about the importance of church/state separation at the institution. To that end, they designed this billboard to alert Obama to the situation in the hopes that he could do something about it:

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Army Sexual Harassment Speaker Tells Crowd They Can Only “Overcome the Horrors of Rape” with Jesus

During a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program held at Alabama’s Redstone Arsenal army base this past week, Tajuan McCarty was slated to talk about her experience as a sex-trafficking victim.

Instead, she gave them some questionable advice:

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