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The 'Gamble Report' -- A Defeat for Mikey Weinstein and His Forces of Satan?

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

In its latest attempt to give the appearance of concern about complaints of religious intolerance, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) recently conducted a five-day "investigation" that (big surprise) found that there were no problems at all.

Muslim Soldiers Say Army's False Accusations Ruined Their Lives

ABC News | JOSEPH RHEE and CHRIS CUOMO | Posted 07.13.2011 | Religion

Five Muslims who joined the Army to work as military translators say their lives and careers were ruined after they were falsely accused of trying to ...

We're Not at War With Islam, But Let's Do Everything We Can to Make it Look Like We Are

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

The administration's efforts to avert retaliation by bin Laden's supporters was probably just canceled out this morning when it was reported the commander of the SEAL unit embellished the mission's communications with: "For God and Country."

Air Force Academy Speaker Thinks USMC Means 'United States Marines For Christ'

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation, supported by a number of other organizations, has demanded that the Academy choose a more appropriate and inclusive speaker for this event.

Mandatory U.S. Army Survey Says Non-Believers Unfit to Serve

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

Christianity is being pushed on our service men and women under the guise of "Spiritual Fitness," a clever term concocted by the military to flagrantly violate the Constitution.

Cadets For Christ: Women, Evangelicals And The Air Force Academy

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

Reading the words of one of the families ripped apart by this Air Force Academy sanctioned ministry is the only way to even begin to fathom what the Warricks are doing to the cadets who fall under their influence.

Christian Air Force Officer Vows to Violate Military Regulations if DADT is Repealed

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Saying that his "commitment to [his] God supersedes [his] commitment to the DOD," Air Force Lt. Col. Stacy L. Maxey has publicly vowed to violate military regulations and his oath to the U.S. Constitution if DADT is repealed.

A Holiday Letter From The Family Of An Air Force Academy Graduate

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

Last week, on the heels of the release of the alarming statistics on religious harassment at the U.S. Air Force Academy, the Academy held a religious respect conference. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation wasn't invited.

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.

Message to U.S. Airmen: "Accelerate Your Christian Journey"

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

How long do you think a banner saying "Accelerate Your Islamic Journey" or "Accelerate Your Atheistic Journey" would be allowed to stay up on a military base for all to see?

U.S. Soldiers Punished for Not Attending Christian Concert

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

"Spiritual fitness" is the military's new term for promoting religion, particularly evangelical Christianity. And this concert series is no different.

Chaplains and Religion Substituted for Professional Mental Health Care in the Military

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

The military's practice of substituting religion for professional mental health care for PTSD and suicide prevention has become increasingly frequent, with alarming reports coming in from active duty troops and veterans.

The Other Reason for Cutting Franklin Graham from the Pentagon's NDP Event

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

While all the reports about Franklin Graham being cut from the Pentagon's National Day of Prayer event focused exclusively on his anti-Muslim statements, there is actually a second reason that he should never have been invited.

MRFF Demands that Pentagon Disinvite Franklin Graham from NDP Event

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

The Pentagon Chaplains Office has clearly turned the Pentagon's event into an official National Day of Prayer Task Force event. No other interpretation is reasonable, rational, or possible.

Religion in the War Zone

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

When I popped in a DVD of Chaplains Under Fire, a new documentary about military chaplains by independent filmmakers Terry Nickelson and Lee Lawrence, I was expecting the worst. I'm happy to say I was wrong.

Valerie Plame & Joe Wilson Furious as CA Democrats Snub Leader Fighting Theocratic Takeover of Military

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

Does anything transcend the current Republican/Democratic ideological divide in American politics?

Just How Christian Is Fort Hood? (VIDEO)

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

I wasn't buying the claim that Fort Hood's Spiritual Fitness Center -- which looks like a church, is set up to hold worship services, and had a Christian rock concert as one of its kick-off events -- was not religious.

National Day of Prayer 2010 Postmortem

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

The success in stopping the Pentagon National Day of Prayer event from being an NDPTF event was a big step towards getting the military to obey its own regulations.

Al Jazeera Special Report Covers Advance of Fundamentalism in US Military

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

A report from Al Jazeera expertly covers a topic the US media has been reluctant to address: an aggressive effort to advance a heavily sectarian, supremacist form of Christianity in the United States military.

Bibles in Afghanistan: A Tribute to the Power of Belief

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

Through Christian Embassy, millions of dollars are annually dedicated to insuring that our military leadership is steeped in born-again Christianity. The investment has paid off.