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...]

North Carolina State Representative Dismisses Church/State Separation

After military officials at Fort Bragg cut off the resources for Rock Beyond Belief, many people have been complaining to their local politicians. That includes George G. Cleveland, a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. He’s also chair of the state’s Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs committee. So it’s even more incredible [Read More...]

Rock Beyond Belief Canceled

After the Fort Bragg brass decided against giving atheists the appropriate-sized venue and the financial support needed, SPC Justin Griffith, the person organizing the Rock Beyond Belief concert, has confirmed its cancellation: I’m not the one who owes everyone an apology, but I’m offering one anyway. On March 1st we received the Fort Bragg Garrison [Read More...]

Fort Bragg Officials May Put a Stop to Rock Beyond Belief

After all the buildup and preparation that had to happen to have a day-long festival to celebrate military atheists at Fort Bragg in North Carolina… after Richard Dawkins agreed to headline the event… after a similar (larger) event for Christians was approved by military officials… after all that, there’s a chance the event may not [Read More...]