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-US Air Force Will No Longer Need God’s Help?

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

                (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The US Air Force has now officially declared that God’s help is no longer necessary. Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced Wednesday that effective immediately “so help me God” will no longer be a part of the required oath for enlisting or reenlisting in that branch of military […]

-UPDATE: Bibles Can Stay in Navy Lodges

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

The US Navy has reversed its decision to have Bibles removed from guest rooms in their lodges around the world due to a huge outcry from American Christians. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: The U.S. Navy has reversed its decision to remove Bibles from Navy rooms, and has noted that it would be […]

-Navy Removes Bibles From Lodges

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

                                                                (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The US Navy maintains guest rooms and lodges all around the world on or near bases. For just about forever the Gideons International have been able to place free Bibles in the rooms for the guests but no more. The Navy administration has had all of them removed following a complaint […]

-Air Force Academy Scripture Removal Results in Policy Confusion

Friday, March 14th, 2014

                                   ( U.S. Air Force Academy: Wikipedia) One of the unintended consequences of the recent controversy over the removal of a Bible verse from a cadet’s personal message board is confusion. Both the cadets and academy officials seem confused over the current official policy when it comes to religious freedom and free speech in the […]

-Update: Air Force Academy Explanation for Bible Verse Removal

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

               (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In the midst of a furor over the removal a Bible verse from a cadets white board, the Air Force Academy now claims that it was done ‘voluntarily’ and only because the cadet was in a leadership position. Here’s the story from the Blaze: Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson […]

-Air Force Academy: Bible Verse Removed from Cadet’s Dorm Room Door

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

                                 (US Air Force Academy Chapel: Wikipedia) At the Air Force Academy each cadet has a dry erase board on the door outside of their dorm room for notes and messages. One cadet had his favorite bible verse written on his board until the Academy received a complaint and it was removed. Here’s the story […]

-Justice Dept. Protects Muslim Religious Liberty

Monday, March 10th, 2014

              (Photo credit: Wikipedia) (Updated 3/11) The Obama administration is at least protecting the religious rights of some in America- Muslims. The Justice Department is currently suing a Philadelphia school district so that a Muslim employee will be able to maintain his customary ‘religious’ beard. Here’s the story from Philly.com: The U.S. Department of Justice […]

-Chaplains Sue VA Over Harassment and Attacks on Their Faith

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

                         (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Two military chaplains are suing the VA over harassment and attacks on their Christian faith that they were forced to endure from a VA training supervisor. From the Christian News Service: A lawsuit filed Friday alleges that the leader of a San Diego-based Department of Veterans Affairs chaplain training program severely […]

-UPDATE: According to Pentagon the ‘Hate Group’ Label of Christian Organizations Not Official

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

                                             (Photo credit: Wikipedia) An update from the Pentagon confirms something we already knew- the recent labeling of Christian groups as ‘Hate groups’ can not be official policy. Here’s the story from Citizen Link: The Pentagon said Tuesday the information displayed in a recent Army briefing that called two well-known Christian ministries “domestic hate groups” […]

-Christian Ministry Defined as ‘Domestic Hate Group’ in Army Briefing

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

In a U.S. Army briefing for active duty and reserve troops a respected Christian ministry- the American Family Association -was identified as a ‘domestic hate group’ because of their stand against same-sex marriage and their traditional Christian teaching on sexual immorality. Here’s the story from Todd Starnes of Fox news: Several dozen U.S. Army active […]