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Military Religious Freedom

Poster Boy for Anti-Gay Campaign Against Military Religious Freedom Really Could Be Court-Martialed for This

Chris Rodda | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Rodda

In the two years since the repeal of DADT, none of the dire predictions pushed by the anti-gay fundamentalist crowd that this would be the end of civilization as we know it have come true, so they're now having to invent problems in order to be able to say "we told you so."

Lawmakers Freak Out About Religious Freedom In Military

Religion News Service | Corrie Mitchell | Posted 07.11.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Republican lawmakers and conservative activists concerned that religious expression in the military is "under attack" are rallying be...

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...

Pentagon Debunks Reports Of Anti-Christian Policies

Posted 05.02.2013 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) Christian conservatives have grown increasingly alarmed in recent weeks over reports and rumors that ...

Chuck Norris: A Bar of Soap and a Box of Rocks

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

The perpetual tug-of-war that Chuck Norris and I are party to is nothing less than a life and death fight for the heart and soul of not only the U.S. Military, but also our nation itself and, ultimately, the world.

An Open Letter to the Commander of the United States Air Force

Edith A. Disler | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Edith A. Disler

I wore Air Force blue for 34 years as a cadet and as an Air Force officer. I was as proud of that blue uniform as I was of the oath I swore to the Constitution. But that devotion to mission and professionalism didn't mean I was an automaton.

Chelsea Kiene

Army Threatened With Lawsuit Over 'Sectarian' Prayer | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Staff Sgt. Victoria Gettman is frustrated and disappointed by what she calls a "completely incompetent" response to complaints she filed...

West Point Think Tank Buries the Dynamite

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

The United States Military Academy at West Point's Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) is often referred to as a "think tank," whose primary mission is t...

Respect Existence or Expect Resistance

Blake Page | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics
Blake Page

The command at West Point does not just recommend, encourage or support the exaltation of Christianity around this time of year, but requires it by force of policy under threat of reprimand for any who dissent.

Why I Don't Want to Be a West Point Graduate

Blake Page | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Blake Page

I am five months from graduation. Choosing to resign at this point also carries significant risk. What could possibly compel me to pass over this incredible opportunity in exchange for such harsh penalties?

'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...

Army Faces Questions Over 'Spiritual Fitness' Test

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News ServiceWASHINGTON (RNS) The Army is facing questions over a "spiritual fitness" portion of a mandatory questionnaire,...