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...]

Fight “Don’t Pray? Don’t Say!” – Support All Troops Equally

This week was exceptionally busy for us at Rock Beyond Belief. We are still dealing with the fallout from the cancellation of the festival. We don't know exactly what lies ahead for the festival, but April 2nd is a definite 'No-Go'. "Don't Pray? - Don't Say!" We find ourselves in the curious position of being on the front line of two types of war. One is tangible and you see it on the news every day, the other is the subterranean ideological¬†battle that unfolds as the evangelical Christian … [Read more...]

Army Spiritual Fitness Concert Cost: $100K+ FOIA Docs Released

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) initiated a Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request when the controversial Rock the Fort concert came to Fort Bragg, NC. ¬†FOIA requests understandably take some time to process. However, we are excited to finally get an inside look at exactly how much support the Billy Graham Evangelical Association was given in order to evangelize as many soldiers, spouses, and civilians from the local area on stage. That was their stated purpose, and of course that … [Read more...]


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