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City of Simi Valley prays for troops; disregards atheist service members

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City of Simi Valley prays for troops; disregards atheist service members

Update 9/7: The local VC Star has printed a letter to the editor based on the text below under the heading “disrespectful poster.” Stuart Bechman, atheist activist and prior President of Atheist Alliance International, has identified an action by the … Continue reading

Military atheists seek rights – Stars and Stripes

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Military atheists seek rights – Stars and Stripes

Stars & Stripes has featured MAAF and its members in a front page article - Military atheists seeking the rights and benefits offered to religious groups .  MAAF has provided follow-up and commentary here. The article talks about the struggles and success … Continue reading

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International humanist congress advocates for humanist chaplains

Delegates to the International Humanist & Ethical Union World Congress recently adopted a resolution in support of humanist chaplains for military service.  The World Congress was held in mid-August in Oslo, Norway and featured local and state Humanist organizations from … Continue reading

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Veterans and Active Duty Sought for Survey

The Center for Atheist Research is an unbiased and professional organization of researchers studying the needs and culture of atheists.  Through discussions with MAAF and other foxhole atheists the center was informed of the lack of consideration of the military … Continue reading

WWII Humanist John Hormuth Honored at Arlington Cemetery

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WWII Humanist John Hormuth Honored at Arlington Cemetery

On July 25th, 2011, John Hormuth and his wife Mattie were interred at Arlington cemetery.  John was a WWII pilot who earned the Air Medal and Purple Heart during over 100 sorties in the war.  He was also a loving … Continue reading