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Religious Accommodation Expands Beyond Christianity

Religious Accommodation Expands Beyond Christianity

The Department of Defense has published an updated regulation on religious accommodation (see text:┬áDoDI 1300.17). They represent a thorough and thoughtful effort to manage post-DOMA strife caused by some who continue to oppose all lesbian and gay rights. It is … Continue reading

MAAF Celebrates our veterans coast-to-coast

MAAF Celebrates our veterans coast-to-coast

This veterans day, MAAF is partnering with local organizations to honor veterans including foxhole atheists. In the Northern Virginia / DC area or the LA/Santa Barbara area on the west coast, you can join MAAF. If you aren’t able, consider … Continue reading

Memorial: Captain Jeff Lucas

Memorial: Captain Jeff Lucas

Jeff Lucas and family. In lieu of flowers, please direct donations in memorium to Freethinkers of Colorado Springs. It is with sadness that MAAF marks the death of Jeff Lucas, who, for decades, advocated for and supported the atheists, humanists, … Continue reading

White House Addresses Military Spiritual Fitness Training

White House Addresses Military Spiritual Fitness Training

The US military has a real problem with mental health and suicides. The military is addressing these issues with hotlines, training, and a wide array of professional mental health training to not just address issues but to change culture. A … Continue reading

Chelsea Manning and Transgender Service

Chelsea Manning and Transgender Service

Chelsea Manning, formerly Bradley Manning, wants to transition from biologically male to female. It has been generally understood or at least suspected that Bradley identifies as a woman. Some are skeptical, but let us assume this is a sincere request … Continue reading