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VFW and Alabama Town Leave Foxhole Atheists Behind

VFW and Alabama Town Leave Foxhole Atheists Behind

Adding to a long history of promoting Christianity under the guise of supporting veterans, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and other veterans organizations have funded and promoted a monument to “The Glory of God” in Baldwin County, Alabama. Courageous activist … Continue reading

Lemoore, Buehring Troops: Fear God, Accept Creationism

Lemoore, Buehring Troops: Fear God, Accept Creationism

There is a long way to go for acceptance of nontheists in the military, and¬†the overriding influence of Christianity is doing nothing to help. Two troubling reports exemplify the problem. In both cases, leaders seem baffled as to what the … Continue reading

VICTORY: MAAF-AHA partnership ends mandatory Air Force religious oath

VICTORY: MAAF-AHA partnership ends mandatory Air Force religious oath

Air Force officials have relented, after pressure from everyone, military and civilian,¬†atheist and theist, and reinstated the secular affirmation option. Thanks to the American Humanist Association in particular and also to support from the Center For Inquiry, Freedom From Religion … Continue reading

Secular groups take aim at mandatory military religion

Secular groups take aim at mandatory military religion

Atheists are in foxholes and always have been. Yet the Air Force has recently dug in to try to oust those who don’t fit new religious (read: Christian) requirements. In early August, a MAAF member, an Air Force NCO, reported … Continue reading

Florida Mayor Unfair to Foxhole Atheists

Florida Mayor Unfair to Foxhole Atheists

In the city of Winter Garden, Florida, they think a religious Pledge is necessary to support troops overseas. Friendly Atheist Hemant Mehta reports on the Freedom From Religion Foundation defense of a man who chose not to stand due to … Continue reading