Chaplains encourage Va. legislators to override governor’s veto

U.S. Military won’t back out of National Prayer Day

Group calls for Department of Defense to withdraw from Prayer Day event

Air Force’s restrictions on religious expression under review

    CBN News: “Religious restrictions in the Air Force are coming under review after a cadet at the Air Force Academy was forced to remove a Bible verse from his personal message board. Top officials, chaplains, and legal officers will meet to make sure current policies don’t prevent service members from expressing their religious beliefs.”

  • Posted: 04/15/2014
  • |
  • Category: Religious Liberty
  • |
  • Source:

  • Tags: ,

President Obama to military brass in 2010: Back DADT repeal or resign

Chuck Norris: US Air Force airbrushes religious liberty again

Religious freedom group puts billboard in the middle of military’s “So help me God” controversy | BizPac Review

Billboard confronts Air Force censorship of religion | WND

Why does Air Force Academy encourage atheism, prosecute Christianity?

Air Force Academy challenged over censorship of Bible verse | The New American

Ken Klukowski: Christians in the U.S. military told to forfeit First Amendment rights

Bible verse removal mobilizes conservative legal groups to prepare for battle with Air Force Academy | The Blaze

Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition offers legal aid to Bible verse cadets | ChristianNewsWire

Bible verse cadets call out Air Force Academy for violating constitutional rights | Charisma News

Is Air Force losing its religion?

Zac Crippen: The sorry state of religious liberty at the Air Force Academy

What’s going on at Air Force Academy? God’s word vs. Pentagon’s word

Commission finds no reason to exclude transgender Americans from military

Air Force Academy removes Bible verse from cadet’s whiteboard

Congressmen ask DoD to issue stronger religious liberty instructions

“Gay, lesbian troops perform in drag at Kadena Air Base fundraiser”

New legislation seeks to affirm religious freedom in military

VA will not respond to caroling demand | Augusta Chronicle

Pentagon sets new waiver policy to allow religious clothing, observances

Lawsuit: Feds retaliated against Navy chaplain for holding Mass during gov’t shutdown

Veteran’s Affairs committee wants review of policy on VA’s anti-Christmas acts | Augusta Chronicle

Robert Gates: Obama emotionless on military, except for DADT policy

Congress strengthens religious freedom for the military

Defend right to sing carols | Augusta Chronicle

Christmas Carols and cards prohibited for U.S. military veterans! | Medium-Presse-Info

DOD Reviewing Its ‘Equal Opportunity’ Training–After Anti-Christian Materials Exposed

Veteran hospital’s ban on Christmas carols draws criticism | CNA/EWTN

DoD overhauls military identification policy for same sex couples

Two House Members Object To VA Hospital Christmas Celebration Policies

VA hospitals nix Christmas to ‘protect’ veterans | World Magazine

12 songs approved by Uncle Sam: VA blasted for censoring Christmas music | One News Now

Marines Delay Pull-Up Requirement For Women

    Christine Rousselle at Townhall: The Marine Corps has elected to delay a requirement that females complete three pull-ups when it was discovered that over half of female recruits were unable to do so. Only one percent of male recruits failed the pull-up test. The requirements for male and female Marine recruits were supposed to be the same starting on January 1, 2014.

  • Posted: 01/02/2014
  • |
  • Category: Marriage & Family
  • |
  • Source:

  • Tags: ,

Legal group demands Augusta VA welcome all caroling | Augusta Chronicle

Group demands religious carols be allowed at Augusta VA hospital | Atlanta Business Chronicle

Group asks VA medical center to lift ban on religious Christmas carols in public areas | Fox 19

ADF: VA hospital should lift ban on Christmas carolers

DC Circuit Denies Preliminary Injunction To Non-Liturgical Navy Chaplains Challenging Promotion Procedures

Camille Paglia: A Feminist Defense of Masculine Virtues

Nevada County Church Ordered To Remove “Support Our Troops” Sign

Nativity Scenes Out At Guantanamo Dining Halls

Nativity Scenes At Guantanamo Spark Protest

National Guard ends holdout on same-sex marriage benefits

Yes, Virginia, there really is a war on Christmas | Kelly Shackelford at Fox News

Mount Soledad Cross Will Be Purged From Veterans Memorial

Final Version of Defense Authorization Bill Contains Military Religious Freedom Provisions

SC: Air Force removes Nativity scene

Rasmussen: Military Women in Combat? What Do Voters Think?

Federal personnel to process Texas National Guard same sex couple benefits

“Army Chaplains Deny Same-Sex Couple Participation In Military Base Marriage Retreat” | Think Progress

Military’s ‘Biggest Problem Is Consensual Sex’

    WorldNetDaily: “The numbers are rising, quite frankly, because an awful lot of women are now serving with men in close conditions. You now have women serving on submarines, which has never been true up until about two years ago. You have a situation where people are under stress, they’re working in very close conditions and things are going to happen,” Babbin said. “The biggest problem is not the offensive nature of sexual assaults. The biggest problem is consensual sex.”

  • Posted: 11/22/2013
  • |
  • Category: Marriage & Family
  • |
  • Source:

  • Tags: ,

1st 3 Women Marines Graduate From Infantry Course Out of Class of 15

“Texas National Guard refuses to process military housing allowance for gay couples”

Chaplains to Air Force Academy: Obey the law concerning oaths

“Gay rights activists praise Kentucky for allowing same-sex benefits”

CA: Vet Suspended For ‘God Bless You’

“Why is job discrimination the last piece of the gay-rights puzzle?” | San Jose Mercury News

Two Conservative Chaplains Sue VA Over Pastoral Education Program Clashes

“The Real Gay Agenda” | Huffington Post

Okla. may fight Hagel’s National Guard order on same-sex spouses

Bradley Manning threatens to sue military if it won’t pay for sex change

Coast Guard adopts sexual orientation policy

West Point Hosts First Male Same-Sex Wedding

Defense Secretary Chastises State National Guards That Are Refusing To Issue ID To Same-Sex Spouses

Pentagon manual: White, Christian heterosexual males have unfair advantages

Hagel orders same-sex benefits in Guards

Australian War Memorial Keeps ‘God’ Reference

Air Force: ‘so Help Me God’ No Longer Required In Oath | AWR Hawkins at Breitbart

Ecumenism in the Chaplaincy | First Things

    James A. Hamel at First Things: Last week I was sitting in my office at the chapel when one of our chaplain assistants came in and told me that an Airman was on his way in and wanted to talk with a chaplain. He wanted to know if I was available to see this particular Airman. I said that I was, but inquired further if the Airman expressed any denominational preference. “Did the Airman want to see a particular kind of chaplain?” The chaplain assistant assured me that the in-bound Airman didn’t have a preference; he just wanted to see a chaplain.

  • Posted: 10/28/2013
  • |
  • Category: Religious Liberty
  • |
  • Source:

  • Tags: , ,