Fort Gordon stops making soldiers do yard work for Catholics

I'd like to thank Fort Gordon, GA leadership for the rapid about-face. Only a week ago American Atheists and Freedom From Religion Foundation demanded that the US Constitution be upheld for soldiers attending the Advanced Leadership Course (ALC).┬áHundreds of soldiers were ordered to clean up a Catholic organizations yard - also known as "area beautification."This was off-post, during the duty day and in uniform. The time period this was supposed to take place was over several months! An … [Read more...]

Atheist soldier, one of many forced to do yard work for Catholics

I received a few complaints about soldiers stationed at Fort Gordon, GA being forced to clean up an off-post Catholic property during the duty day. One was from a fellow foxhole atheist.(NAME / RANK WITHHELD)Justin -Got a question. [WITHHELD], has been tasks with cleaning/landscaping etc, a Catholic Church. This so far is not optional. You are more versed in the legality of church and state.What I see is more of an issue of having a federal employee mandated to clean private … [Read more...]


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