“Christian persecution” rears its ugly…oh who are we kidding~! Stop lying…

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This picture is being passed around Facebook with this absolutely ridiculous story ACLU vs. US MarinesTHIS NEEDS TO GO AROUND THE USA MANY TIMES SO KEEP IT GOING! If you look closely at the picture, you will note that all the Marines pictured are bowing their heads. That's because they're praying. This incident took place at a recent ceremony honoring the birthday of the corps, and it has the ACLU up in arms. "These are federal employees," says Lucius Traveler, a spokesman for the ACLU, " … [Read more...]

On Motorcycles and Vaginas….

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This isn't related to atheism or the military, except as it relates to abortion restrictions and the fact that most of those restrictions are put in place by religious people who think they are doing the work of their god.When I first heard about North Carolina senate bill 353, I thought it was a joke right out of the Onion.  After all, who in their right minds would possibly think to link abortion restrictions to motorcycle safety?  Well, as it turns out, the North Carolina senate, that's w … [Read more...]

ACLU, AU Tells the Army That They Must Approve Atheist Festival

This letterhead is a surefire way to turn some heads:The Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, ACLU, and ACLU North Carolina, and are rallying around the Rock Beyond Belief festival. They delivered an impressive letter to Secretary of the Army, and officials at Fort Bragg yesterday, which you can read here [pdf].They have already recovered hundreds of pages of documents relating to the evangelical Christian festival from 2010, known as Rock the Fort. Their stated goal was … [Read more...]

ACLU vs Rock the Fort, evangelical event sponsored by US Army and Billy Graham Evangelical Association

The ACLU's North Carolina Legal Foundation has been corresponding with Secretary of the Army, John McHugh about the recent Rock the Fort events that seem to violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. The letter to Sec. McHugh can be viewed here and it contains a relevant letter from the Fort Bragg garrison Chaplain. Highlights include: [Emphasis mine] According to a letter sent on Department of the Army letterhead by Chaplain Colonel David P. Hillis (see enclosed letter), this … [Read more...]


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