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New veterans cross is perfectly legal

New veterans cross is perfectly legal

Don Vierstra didn’t like the objections MAAF has made to a large Christian cross posted at Camp Pendleton. Vierstra and some friends installed the 17-foot-tall white wooden cross on land he owns on the west side of Interstate 15 in … Continue reading

Atheists in Foxholes News 15 Feb 2012

MAAF has listed below 50 recent articles of interest in the areas of atheism & humanism in the military, society, and government, both in the US and internationally.  January included tributes to Christopher Hitchens, reports of nontheist gatherings in Idaho … Continue reading

Religious memorial bills join long line of Christian nation tactics

Religious memorial bills join long line of Christian nation tactics

Congress is playing fast and loose with the sacrifices and courage of our nation’s heroes, and they’re doing it for all the wrong reasons. HR 290 encourages the use of religious symbols in war memorials HR 2070 would place a … Continue reading

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Atheists in Foxholes News 28 Dec 2011

MAAF has selected 31 recent articles of interest in the areas of atheism & humanism in the military, society, and government, both in the US and internationally.  As always, December was filled with arguments about holiday displays and the “War … Continue reading

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Military leaders struggle with diversity in holiday displays

As the “holiday” season continues, post officials are extending special recognition to religious service members, specifically Jews and Christians.  A nativity scene and menorah combo have been erected at both Travis AFB in California and Ft Campbell, Kentucky.  This privileging … Continue reading