Navy atheist’s epic win against “so help me god”

I've been privately asked a few times how to deal with re-enlistment oaths, and that tricky "so help me god."This is how.I had a run-in with an E9 who worked at Reserve Forces Command for my last reenlistment.┬áMY command was very understanding of atheism and accepted my wishes to change "So Help Me God" to "On My Honor" not only for the spoken oath, but also when I crossed out "so help me god" on the form and changed it to what I wanted.A couple of weeks after submission it … [Read more...]

High ranking chaplain leaves out ‘so help me god’ (awesome video)

Amazingly, this just happened.http://www.youtube.com/embed/7XQXBAGQ7xY?I already typed this into YouTube's description, so forgive the 3rd person narrative.The Chaplain respectfully leaves off "so help me god" for the deployed atheist soldier's re-enlistment ceremony.Chaplain (Colonel) Strohm is overseeing Sergeant Justin Griffith's re-enlistment ceremony. The Chaplain is a devout Christian with decades of active-duty service.Sergeant Griffith is the Military Director for … [Read more...]


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