After Suspicious Investigation, Air Force Officer Will Get to Keep Open, Highlighted Bible on Desk

Last week, I mentioned that Major Steve Lewis at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs had an open, highlighted Bible at his desk, and the Military Religious Freedom Foundation was trying to put a stop to it. Well, the investigation is complete and it doesn’t look like the Bible is going anywhere.

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Air Force Officer Under Investigation After Years of Keeping an Open, Highlighted Bible on His Desk

If a lance corporal was said to be out of line for putting unlabeled Bible verses all over her workspace, then surely having an open, highlighted Bible at your desk is even worse. That’s what Major Steve Lewis at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs has done for the past several years, and the Military Religious Freedom Foundation is now trying to put a stop to it.

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Right-Wing Media Wrongly Says a Marine Was Punished for the Bible Verses on Her Desk

Several conservative websites are running a story about how Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling was punished for exercising her Christian faith. However, a closer look at the story shows that her disobedience, not her religion, was the reason she was given a bad-conduct discharge.

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Air Force May Revise Rules to Allow Christian Flag-Folding Ceremonies, Despite Lawsuit Threat

If Air Force personnel are involved in a flag-folding ceremony on an Air Force base, even at a retirement party, is that an official event with secular rules or a private event where Christianity can be promoted?

That’s the question at the heart of a recent controversy.

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Ban on Transgender Military Service Will End July 1

In a huge moment for transgender visibility in the United States, the national ban on transgender people serving openly in the military is expected to be lifted on July 1.

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