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Victory for Women in the Military: Sexist Religious Posters Removed from Air Force Base

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.28.2017 | Politics
Chris Rodda

A set of seven blatantly sexist posters at Air Combat Command (ACC) headquarters at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia has been removed. The poster...

The 722: The Military Religious Freedom Foundation's Statement On Trump's 'Muslim Ban'

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) fervently condemns the so-called "Muslim Ban" disgrace capriciously imposed by Donald Trump. Nothing could be further from the democratic ideals of American freedom, liberty, generosity, compassion, sympathy and empathy.

Gay-Bashing Chaplain Endorsers Admit That The Military Chaplaincy Is Disproportionately Anti-LGBT

Chris Rodda | Posted 12.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Rodda

In a 2011 article titled "Military chaplains are faith mismatch for personnel they serve," the St. Louis Post Dispatch noted: "While just 3 percent of...

New Air Force Flag-Folding Rules Strangle Constitution; Enable Majority Faith Domination

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

The Air Force is telling its Airmen that other religious or nonreligious beliefs are not represented by our national flag.

Air Force Chief Of Chaplains Openly Blesses Blatantly Anti-LGBT Award Event

Chris Rodda | Posted 08.10.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Rodda

On July 12, the Air Force's chief of chaplains, Maj. Gen. Dondi E. Costin, attended an event at which he took the stage in uniform to deliver the even...

Apparently, the American Legion Hates Jesus

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.19.2016 | Religion
Chris Rodda

According to the American Legion's official Chaplain's Manual, the items to be included in a POW/MIA table display consist of: Small table covered wi...

We Built That - How Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Created the Very Thing We Say We Fear

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 05.24.2016 | Religion
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

When did hate speech become patriotism?

The Case of Monifa Sterling: How to Turn a Bad Marine into a Persecuted Christian

Chris Rodda | Posted 01.20.2017 | Media
Chris Rodda

In February 2014, Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling was convicted by a court-martial of violating a number of articles of the Uniform Code of Mili...

Army Wants Military.com to Pull Story for the Same Reason it Was Written in the First Place

Chris Rodda | Posted 11.18.2016 | Media
Chris Rodda

On November 13, the Army's United States Pacific Command put out an article titled "Pacific Soldiers Create Warrior Training Center at Fort Shafter." Accompanying the article were four photos, the first of which was the sign outside of the facility -- a nice big sign sporting the image of a Christian crusader knight.

No, Dover Air Force Base, You Can't Recruit 'Missionaries' for Franklin Graham

Chris Rodda | Posted 10.20.2016 | Religion
Chris Rodda

Any service member who wants to help the virulently Islamophobic Franklin Graham spread his twisted version of the "love" of Jesus to desperate impoverished children around the world under the guise of giving them gifts is perfectly free to do so.

Is This 2015 or 1692? Woman Accused of Being a Witch Fired From Military Dental Clinic

Chris Rodda | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Accused of being a witch, an Air Force contractor working at a dental clinic at Fort Meade, Maryland, has been fired. Seriously.

Ranger Chaplain's Endorsing Agency: Women in Combat 'Contrary to Nature,' 'Biblical Duty of Man to Defend Woman'

Chris Rodda | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Last Friday's graduation of the first two female Army Rangers led a number of people to contact the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. Why? Because of the invocation delivered at the graduation by Chaplain (Maj.) Mark Winton, the chaplain for the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade.

Retired General Confronts Chaplains on LGBT Rights; 'Make Room at the Table or Get Out'

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 08.21.2016 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

My friends, remember the name and words of rare courage of a retired Army 3-star General and be prepared to be astonished, if not thunderstruck, with pride and hope.

Bombing for Jesus -- Is the Mission of the U.S. Air Force to 'Glorify God?'

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 08.13.2016 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

Today's United States Air Force is shockingly riddled with calculated, deliberate and willful ignorance as to what its actual mission is.

No, U.S. Air Force, There Is No Separation Between Standup Comedy and State

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.29.2016 | Politics
Chris Rodda

While being forced to promote beliefs contrary to their own is a made-up problem when it comes to military chaplains, it is actually a very real problem for other service members.

Who Called It 'Spiritual Rape' to Force Your Religion on Others? The Answer Might Surprise You.

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Over the past two years, the term "spiritual rape," used by Mikey Weinstein to describe the unwanted and aggressive proselytizing of members of our military, has become one of the most popular go-to quotes in the world of fundamentalist Christian websites.

So, Who Should We Listen To -- Shirley Dobson or Norman Schwarzkopf?

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.08.2016 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Well, another one of Shirley Dobson's big National Day of Prayer shindigs has come and gone, with all the same regulation-violating military participa...

Navy Chaplain Spectacle: "What's The Matter With Modder?"

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

Chaplain Modder claims that it is he who is the REAL victim in this scenario, and that he has been, among other things, apparently set up by a junior officer who happens to be gay. Oh, Chaplain Modder, I hardly find YOU to be the aggrieved party here, sir.

Air Force Sentry Greetings: Less Is More

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

Sentries in combat theaters such as Afghanistan (e,g., Bagram Air Base) or at nuclear launch and/or storage areas do not offer "Have a blessed day" to persons entering the installation or the weapons storage area. Neither should they do so at any other installations.

Air Force Promotes Ministry that Forces Poor to be Evangelized to Receive Medical Care

Chris Rodda | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics
Chris Rodda

According to the mission statement page on the T.I.M.E. for Christ Medical Ministries website: "Our medical caravan is just the beginning. Our real p...

Religious Accommodation -- A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Tom Carpenter | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics
Tom Carpenter

Anyone who has ever watched a Congressional hearing knows it is a set up. The majority runs the show. They select the majority of witnesses for any given panel. The outcome is preordained.

Wanted: ROTC Military Science Professor (No Non-Christians Need Apply)

Chris Rodda | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Before getting into just how blatantly Christian and incredibly unconstitutional this "Christian run ROTC program" is, I need to back up for a minute and explain why I was looking at Wheaton's ROTC program in the first place.

US Air Force: God Has Already Decided Which DoD Contractors Will Get Contracts

Chris Rodda | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Well, it seems that when it comes to who will be awarded defense contracts, the Air Force has a message for potential bidders -- God has already decid...

Mikey Weinstein Makes Students at Patrick Henry College Think -- School Deletes Video (UPDATED)

Chris Rodda | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Mikey Weinstein being invited to be a guest as part of this PHC interview series was somewhat surprising to those of us at MRFF, but Mikey is always up for a "challenge," so he gladly accepted Dr. Olasky's invitation into the lion's den.

Today's Air Force Would Have Rejected Pat Tillman and Jesus?

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

Why should our brave service members be asked to sacrifice and destroy their pride, integrity, honor and character and waive their basic Constitutional freedom to choose their god or not?