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...]


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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...]


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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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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...]


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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...]


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