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U.S. Air Force Academy -- It Doesn't Get Better

Tom Carpenter | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Tom Carpenter

Setting off yet another scandal, the United States Air Force Academy has hired and promoted "ex-gay" cure advocate, Dr. Michael Rosebush, USAFA 1975, as a staff member for the Academy's Center of Character and Leadership Development.

West Point's Miracle on the Hudson

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." - Mahatma Gandhi Ready for a good news story? As this letter of gratitude ...

How To Fundraise Using Half Truths And Lies: Lessons From The Family Research Council

Tom Carpenter | Posted 08.03.2013 | Religion
Tom Carpenter

Apparently, the biblical admonition that "you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free" has been cast aside by the FRC. As a Christian, I am indignant and embarrassed.

John Celock

GOP Lawmakers Urge Aggressive Defense Of 'Judeo-Christian Tradition' | John Celock | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in Kansas want the state Legislature to call on the U.S. military to aggressively defend the "Judeo-Christian tradition" in the f...

Michele Bachmann Threatened With Lawsuit Over 'Lies'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Attorney and activist Mikey Weinstein, president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, told U.S. News & World Report Tuesday that he's conside...

Andrea Stone

Soldiers Say Army Chaplain Turned Suicide Prevention Class Into Prayer Meeting | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

During an Army-wide stand down for suicide prevention sessions, a Christian chaplain in Texas improperly led rookie soldiers in a candlelight prayer, ...

Andrea Stone

Army Probes Indiana Guard General Who Appeared In Christian Fundraising Video | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion

WASHINGTON -- The inspector general of the Army is investigating "allegations of impropriety" by the head of the Indiana National Guard following Mond...

Andrea Stone

Onward, Christian Soldiers -- Again! | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.20.2012 | Religion

The head of the Indiana National Guard recorded a fundraising video for an evangelical Christian organization -- an act that violates the constitution...

The Theology of Armageddon

Robert Koehler | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The woo-woo nuttiness of it all defies the imagination, beginning with the idea of a course in "Nuclear Ethics and Nuclear Warfare" at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Nuclear ethics?

Attention Unchurched Military Personnel: They're Coming For Your Children

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

No expense is spared when it comes to evangelizing the military -- and that includes evangelizing the children of our service members.

'U.S. Marine For Christ' Prompts Suit At Air Force Academy

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Professors at the U.S. Air Force Academy have filed suit in a bid to stop a school prayer l...

A Hindu Air Force Officer Reflects On Football And Religious Diversity

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ravi Chaudhary

Many of my fellow Americans struggle with unity and religion, and gravitate to the more divisive aspects. They often conclude that it can't work. Well, in the Air Force, we make it work.

Air Force Academy Cites Progress In Tackling Religious Intolerance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Whitney Jones Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) A recent survey on the religious climate of the U.S. Air Force Academy showed that 41 perc...

Civil Rights And Religious Groups Demand That Air Force Academy 'Climate Survey' Be Made Public

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

This letter demands that an immediate investigation be launched into the activities of the Christian ministries operating on the Air Force Academy campus, due to reports of cult-like tactics to recruit cadets.