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Military Religious Freedom Foundation

General David Petraeus Calls Gunscope Inscriptions 'Disturbing'

Reuters | David Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. General David Petraeus said on Thursday it was "disturbing" that a manufacturer had embossed biblical citations on rifle s...

An 'Undersea Nuclear Christian Warrior' on Wheel of Fortune

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

It's "Heroes Week" on Wheel of Fortune and on Thursday's episode, it seems that one of those contestants decided to seize the opportunity to share his religious devotion with millions of TV viewers.

"Threat Prayers" Target Of Former Reagan Official's Lawsuit

Dallas Morning News | Diane Jennings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A former military lawyer who served in the Reagan White House and worked for Ross Perot is suing a Dallas-based religious organization in a case that ...

After Lawsuit, Religious Tolerance On The Rise At Air Force

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — The Air Force Academy says religious tolerance has improved dramatically since allegations five years ago that evange...

The Times of London: "'Islam is violent' says President Obama's new pastor Carey Cash"

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Back in June, when it was reported on the Time Magazine website that the Obama family had chosen the chapel at Camp David as their home church, I wrot...

Top Ten Ways to Convince the Muslims We're On a Crusade

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

A former White House counsel discovered that the harassment his sons faced as Jewish cadets was far from an isolated problem, but part of the fundamentalist Christian takeover of the Air Force Academy.

Army Officer Who Said Blacks Were Better Off as Slaves Promoted with Obama's Blessing

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

The president can't be expected to personally vet every military officer who is up for promotion, but I have to wonder how the president would feel about having rubber stamped the promotion of this particular officer.

"C Street" and the Military

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

These soldier's appearances on religious programs in uniform isn't just a violation of military regulations, it's a good example of the multiple connections between fundamentalist groups.

O'Reilly Needs To Get His Facts Straight About Flyover Denial

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Rodda

Right, Mr. O'Reilly, an event whose mission statement begins with "Our mission is primarily about spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ" doesn't have any "specific religion in play."

MRFF Congratulates Obama Administration and U.S. Air Force for Doing the Right Thing

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

The military was providing flyovers at evangelical Christian events, violating regulations prohibiting military participation in religious events and spending millions of taxpayer money.

Camp David Chaplain: "First we get the military, then we get the nation"

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Rather than endorsing a chaplain who subscribes to the goals of CCC's Military Ministry by attending his services, Obama should be ridding the military of such chaplains and organizations.

MRFF Demands DoD Revoke Authority of Chaplain Endorser Who Suggested Democrats Should Be Executed

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Ammerman's statements included everything from saying that Bill Clinton should have be executed to inciting the militia types by claiming that the U.S. military was preparing to attack U.S. cities.

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.

With McHugh at the Helm, Christian Fundamentalist Permeation of the Army Likely to Continue

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

John McHugh's record in Congress indicates that he is no friend of the protections guaranteed by the First Amendment.

Conspiracy Theorist Military Chaplains Promote Anti-American Militia Activity

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Mainstream Protestant churches in America have been taken over by demonic world bankers as part of their diabolical plan to control the world.

Holy Crap: Donald Rumsfeld's Crusade Memos

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

They used to put Scripture like this on t-shirts in my Southern Baptist youth group, to get us kids pumped about spending the first week of summer, the first taste of freedom...quietly studying the Bible.

MRFF's Response to Rumsfeld Crusade Memos: We Told You So!

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

The "routine" mixing of "Crusades-like messaging with war imagery" by the Department of Defense has been revealed over and over by the Military Religious Freedom Foundation since 2005.

Code 1, Code 2, Code 3 at Bagram Airfield

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Rodda

Obviously, by citing the regulation prohibiting the materials he was passing out as something that was hindering his proselytizing, Capt. Mickel was admitting that he knew what he was doing violated regulations.

MRFF Responds to Military's Denial That U.S. Troops Are Proselytizing Muslims

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

The video released by Al Jazeera is just one of countless pieces of evidence proving that our military is actively proselytizing Muslims in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

Liberal Anti-Semitism

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Valerie Tarico

The subtle antisemitism of some of my fellow liberals violates the very humanitarian rhetoric that gives it cover.

Army Chief of Chaplains Promotes Ministry That Called Navy Secretary Satanic

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

According to past ADOF newsletters, the promotion of this ministry to the military chaplaincies has been a regular occurrence each spring by both the Air Force and the Army.

Maher Season Premiere Includes Islamophobe Who Said Muslim-Americans Shouldn't Be Allowed To Hold Public Office

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Rodda

On Friday's season premiere of Real Time with Bill Maher, the show's audience was introduced to Bridgette Gabriel, who has said, "Every practicing Muslim is a radical Muslim."

How Rick Warren's Invocation Made a U.S. Army Officer "Hate Himself"

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

One decorated officer, a man who repeatedly risks his life, could not muster the courage to resist the pressure of his "serious and committed born again Christian" commanding officer to applaud Rick Warren.

Gen. Schwarzkopf: If You're Not Too Busy, Could You Please Come Back and Knock Some Heads Around?

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

What's now being allowed so far eclipses what was seen as dangerous in 1990 that its stupidity is almost incomprehensible.

U.S. Military Now in the Christian Reality TV Business -- Putting Muslim Interpreters in Christmas Pageants

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Today, legitimate reasons to justify the military's participation or assistance in entertainment productions range from making the military look cool to aid in recruitment and retention effort.