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August 29, 2014
Why Are Soldiers in Fort Gordon’s Army Substance Abuse Program Being Given Copies of “The Purpose Driven Life”?
At Fort Gordon in Georgia, military personnel who have substance abuse problems may be directed...
August 14, 2014
Just Like That, U.S. Navy Says Bibles Must Be Returned to Base Hotel Rooms
Earlier this week, following a warning from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, the Navy Exchange...
August 11, 2014
After Atheists Blow the Whistle, U.S. Navy Says Bibles Must Be Removed from Base Hotel Rooms
If you visit a hotel in the United State, odds are you'll find a Bible...
August 08, 2014
Pentagon Approves Bibles at Recruiting Stations. Time for Atheists, Satanists, and Pagans to Donate Literature!
The other day, I posted about a strange giveaway at the U.S. General Services Administration...
August 05, 2014
Bryan Fischer Blames Air Force Academy Scandals on Christian Watchdog Group and Calls for Its Leader’s “Removal”
Fisher DeBerry (below) was the head football coach at the U.S. Air Force Academy until...
August 05, 2014
Want to Join the U.S. National Guard? First, Take This Bible…
If you want enlist in the National Guard at the U.S. General Services Administration in...
July 22, 2014
Humanists Hold Congressional Briefing on the Need for Non-Religious Military Chaplains
Earlier today, the American Humanist Association held a congressional briefing about the need for Humanist...
July 09, 2014
Humanist Group to Hold Congressional Briefing on the Need for Non-Religious Military Chaplains
On Tuesday, July 22, the American Humanist Association will hold a congressional briefing about the...
June 19, 2014
Jason Heap, Atheist Candidate to Become a Chaplain in the U.S. Navy, Gets Rejected
Jason Heap wanted to become a chaplain in the U.S. Navy and seemed perfectly qualified...
May 31, 2014
Canadian Reserve Army Chaplain Claims There Are No Atheists in Foxholes
Donald MacGillivray (below), a reserve army chaplain in Canada, made a ridiculous comment in an...
May 23, 2014
Under Pressure from the Christian Right, the Air Force May Rescind Its Ban on Proselytizing
Earlier this year, United States Air Force Academy Brigadier General Andy Armacost (below) addressed the...
April 28, 2014
A School-Sponsored Military Memorial Retreat Featured a Christian Prayer and Skeptics Are Pushing Back
Over the weekend, the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus held a Memorial Retreat for...
April 23, 2014
U.S. Military Finally Approves “Humanism” as an Acceptable Religious Preference for Soldiers
When you join the U.S. military, you can choose to tell them your religious identification....
March 28, 2014
A New Billboard Near the Air Force Academy Reminds Cadets It’s Still Okay to Be Christian… As If Anyone Doubted It
There was a time when students who finished Basic Cadet Training at the U.S. Air...
March 25, 2014
After Radio Host Implies That Activist Should Be Beaten Up, Fox News’ Todd Starnes Does the Right Thing
Normally, when we talk about Fox News' Todd Starnes (below), it's because he's making up...
February 05, 2014
Air Force Academy Dean of Faculty Tells Staff They Cannot Proselytize While Working
The United States Air Force Academy has not been a very pleasant place for non-Christian...
December 12, 2013
South Carolina Air Force Base Removes Nativity Scene
Thanks to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, the mythical War on Christmas has some soldiers...
October 26, 2013
Air Force Academy Makes ‘So Help Me God’ Optional In Its Honor Oath
Until Friday, if you were a freshman at the U.S. Air Force Academy, you would...
October 22, 2013
American Legion Group Demands Prayer at Public School’s Veterans Day Ceremony, but School Officials Say No
This past June, the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to Wallenpaupack Area Schools...
August 29, 2013
David Barton: If There’s No Prayer at a Public School Graduation, That’s a Promotion of Atheism
Last month, when there was a strong push to allow Humanist chaplains in the military,...
August 09, 2013
Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) on Atheist Chaplains in the Military: ‘That Was a Dumb Idea’
Dr. Michael Burgess (R-TX) -- the guy who believes fetuses can masturbate -- is one...
August 08, 2013
Marine Corps Training Document Suggests That Atheists Are Suicide Risks
The United States Marine Corps' training manual for commanders (PDF) has a very interesting section...
August 06, 2013
He Shouldn’t Have to Say ‘So Help Me God’ At His Graduation Today
***Update***: Jason Torpy of the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers tells me that the...
August 01, 2013
Christian Show Host: Atheist Chaplains Would Just Tell Wounded Soldiers To Kill Themselves
Atheist groups have been pushing hard lately for the military to accept Humanist chaplains. So...
July 31, 2013
Navy Employee Told He Can’t Get Married in a Government Chapel Because He’s Not a Christian
Ensign Sean A. Cruz is an active-duty officer who graduated last year from the United States Naval...
July 27, 2013
Ignorant Columnist Unleashes Tirade Against ‘Angry Atheists’ Without Doing Any Research on the Issues
Upon hearing that atheists are trying to get Humanist chaplains in the military, the National...
July 26, 2013
The Military Was Right to Take Down ‘No Atheists in Foxholes’ Column
Chaplain Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes, who works at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska, wrote...
July 24, 2013
Republican-Led House Approves Amendment Banning Non-Religious Military Chaplains
Last month, Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ) suggested an amendment (PDF) to the 2014 National Defense...
July 22, 2013
Why Can’t Jason Heap Become a Military Chaplain?
Jason Heap wants to become a chaplain in the U.S. Navy and he seems perfectly...
June 14, 2013
House Votes Down Amendment Allowing Non-religious Military Chaplains, but 150 Democrats Voted for It
Earlier this week, Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ) put forth an amendment to the National Defense...
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