A Foxhole Atheist’s Response to Fort Bragg

***Update***: Justin has started a website about the “Ft. Bragg Freedom Festival” — it includes a potential line-up of speakers. … There’s been an uproar lately about how an Evangelical Christian event took place at the military base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The problem is that military leaders were using their positions to promote [Read More…]

Richard Tillman on Real Time with Bill Maher

I know I’m late to post this, but it’s too good not to share. Pat Tillman‘s brother Richard Tillman appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher last week to talk about the documentary The Tillman Story. The movie tells how the military manipulated Pat’s death and used it as war propaganda. You rarely hear about [Read More…]

An Atheist Protects a Chaplain in the Navy

***Update***: I posted this earlier with incorrect information. Now that I’ve had a chance to fix it, I’m reposting it with the old comments still intact. Sorry for any confusion! … Last week, the Wall Street Journal had a really excellent article profiling Religious Programs Specialist 2nd Class Philip Chute, the atheist whose job it [Read More…]

Restoring the Koran

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation plans to run this full-page ad in the Gainesville Sun on Friday, in response to Pastor Terry Jones burning Korans: Well, it’s definitely a gesture of goodwill. I wonder if it’d be more useful, though, to donate a certain amount of money to a non-profit/charity organization for each Koran burned [Read More…]

Option for U.S. Troops: Go to Christian Concert or Be Punished

If you want any proof that non-Christians are discriminated against in the military, Chris Rodda has an incredible story to share. First, some background: For the past several years, two U.S. Army posts in Virginia, Fort Eustis and Fort Lee, have been putting on a series of what are called Commanding General’s Spiritual Fitness Concerts… [Read More…]


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