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Legion Publishes Political Platform, Under God

Legion Publishes Political Platform, Under God

The American Legion has supported veterans since they received a Congressional Charter in 1919. They began with a Preamble “For God and Country” to ensure “First things have been put first. All that follows is in conformity.” It’s difficult to … Continue reading

Chaplains and Atheists Meet at Harvard Divinity School

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Chaplains and Atheists Meet at Harvard Divinity School

via Harvard Humanist Chaplaincy National military humanist leader Jason Torpy, national chaplain leader Dave Plummer, and national humanist leader Greg Epstein meet at Harvard Divinity school on October 3rd to discuss humanist chaplains and chaplain support of humanists. On Sunday, October … Continue reading

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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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