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Wansink Veteran Prayer Study Illuminates Foxhole Atheists

Wansink Veteran Prayer Study Illuminates Foxhole Atheists

Two brothers, Drs Brian and Craig Wansink have self-funded and directed a study of responses to combat stress in and after military service. The study was published in the independent Journal of Religion and Health. The interim media coverage showed … Continue reading

Veterans Administration Hammers Through Barriers to Diversity

Veterans Administration Hammers Through Barriers to Diversity

The Veterans Administration, in its list of authorized emblems for its headstones, has been a pioneer in recognizing diverse beliefs. They have recently added the Hammer of Thor, named Mjölnir (Crusher), to accommodate the wishes of sincere devotees of pagan … Continue reading

New Coalition Speaks Out For Christian Privilege

New Coalition Speaks Out For Christian Privilege

Some of the most extreme proponents of Christian privilege combined forces on July 9th to give a briefing outside the Capitol. This including Tony Perkins and Jerry Boykin of the Family Research Council, Ron Crews of the Chaplain Alliance, and … Continue reading

Military Atheists Celebrate DOMA Downfall

Military Atheists Celebrate DOMA Downfall

Today the Supreme Court reinstated equal marriage in California and opened the door to allow federal government agencies to recognize the marriages of military men and women throughout the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration. MAAF applauds this decision … Continue reading

Foxhole atheists speak out against Congress on social media

Foxhole atheists speak out against Congress on social media

This article is one of two on the issue. Read background on this issue including the MAAF position, arguments and additional resources. This article by Alexandra Meehan covers social media response. Also, the Secular Coalition Action Alert from 6/11 provides additional background. On the … Continue reading