Getting a Military Chaplain for Atheists

The New York Times has a great article on the front page of Tuesday’s paper about how atheist groups are trying to get a non-theist into the chaplain corps: Joining the chaplain corps is part of a broader campaign by atheists to win official acceptance in the military. Such recognition would make it easier for [Read More...]

Rock Beyond Belief Application Resubmitted

After getting rejected by officials at Fort Bragg at the last minute, Sergeant Justin Griffith has resubmitted the application for Rock Beyond Belief. If it goes through, it will take place in the fall. The first attempt was not successful, but it was damn close. We received approval at every step in the arduous process, [Read More...]

A Summary of the Rock Beyond Belief Controversy

If you’re new to this site or unaware of the “Rock Beyond Belief” controversy, this new video should give you a quick summary: On a side note, the Healthy Humanist will be interviewing Sgt. Justin Griffith sometime in the next few days, so if you have any questions for Griffith, let him know! ***Update 1***: [Read More...]

Mainstream Press Recognizes Military Atheists

This was supposed to be the weekend when Richard Dawkins, Dan Barker, Margaret Downey, Baba Brinkman, and a handful of other atheists (including myself) were supposed to speak at Rock Beyond Belief, a concert supporting atheists in the military, taking place at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. That effort was stopped when Fort Bragg officials [Read More...]

Atheist Speakers/Performers Issue Statements of Intent for Fort Bragg Event

You know by now that Rock Beyond Belief, the rally for atheists in the military, was canceled due to restrictions put upon organizers by Fort Bragg officials. According to Sgt. Justin Griffith, one of the problems officals had was that the speakers/performers never issued a “Statement of Intent” saying we were coming. That was because [Read More...]


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