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UK Boy Scouts Consider Atheist Members

UK Boy Scouts Consider Atheist Members

Wayne Bulpitt, UK Chief Commissioner for the Boy Scouts, has posted a video asking its members for input on accepting atheist members. In particular, this would require an alternate, secular, Scout Promise to replace the UK Scout Promise currently in use: … Continue reading

Devil’s Advocate: Prayer Lunch Flyer

Devil’s Advocate: Prayer Lunch Flyer

Devil’s Advocate is new recurring article regarding military policy. The focus will be on a specific incident reported to MAAF. The purpose will be to take the facts of an issue to create a vignette that can be used for … Continue reading

Academy Religious Respect Conference Not for Atheists

Academy Religious Respect Conference Not for Atheists

On October 30th and 31st, the US Air Force Academy will celebrate its bi-annual Religious Respect Conference to highlight progress since its 2010 conference. Major changes seem to be in two main areas. The first area is increased services for … Continue reading

Religious Intrusions Mar Army Suicide Stand-Down

Religious Intrusions Mar Army Suicide Stand-Down

Suicide rates in the US military exceed one per day. This has been identified by military leaders as a crisis requiring attention throughout the military. Last Thursday, there was an Army-wide “stand down” to focus on suicide prevention training. However, … Continue reading

Humanists host speaker at Ft Bragg chaplain facility

Humanists host speaker at Ft Bragg chaplain facility

At Ft Bragg on Sep 22nd, David Niose presented topics from his new book Nonbeliever Nation. Central North Carolina Atheists & Humanists (CNCAH) coordinated to make the event happen. Ft Bragg chaplains showed openness to nontheists in allowing the event at Watters Family Life … Continue reading