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Seefried is also gay. He was the co-founder of an organization known as OutServe. This group of LGBT actively serving military
A Life Sentence for a Former Air Force Academy Cadet Who Helped Expose Sexual Assaults at the Academy? We Can't Let that Happen!
According to Former OSI Special Agent, Brandon Enos, Mr. Thomas' work with the OSI contributed to three convictions of sexual
In my opinion, these are the leaders that we need guarding the freedoms and values we take for granted every day. Brash and
Americans have long become accustomed to the cynical use of the "religious liberty" banner as a means towards disguising the theocratic aspirations of right-wing Evangelical Fundamentalist Christians.
Any U.S. citizen who believes there is not a serious problem in the U.S. Armed Forces with fundamentalist, evangelical Christianity, must be, as I often remark to my students when I describe some particularly egregious and otherwise inexplicable failing, "smoking some good stuff."
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With the college football season set to officially begin on August 23, many collegiate teams find their rosters in question, with a number of football players accused of sexual assaults against other students. Should the university's investigation override a legal presumption of innocence? Maybe.
Some athletes at the party also may have plied women with so-called "date-rape" drugs, the newspaper said. The alleged victims
The MRFF abhors this violence, but sees it as the natural consequence of a military hierarchy in which everyone wears their
MRFF agrees with the Freethinkers Club that their group should be able to participate in S.P.I.R.E., but does not condone the manner in which these cadets chose to protest the Academy's refusal to recognize them as a S.P.I.R.E. group.
Liberty Institute's Kelly Shackelford Spreads 'Fear and Misinformation' at Air Force Academy Leadership Symposium
One of the speakers at this year's National Character & Leadership Symposium was Kelly Shackelford, the President & CEO of the Liberty Institute, which describes itself as "the largest legal organization dedicated solely to defending and restoring religious liberty in America."
The United States Air Force Academy is defending its use of cadet "spies" after a local newspaper broke the story that one
If the Department of Defense doesn't want to be dealing with situations like the one at the Air Force Academy all the time, then an Equal Opportunity (EO) policy covering sexual orientation needs to be put in place. At any time, President Obama could issue an executive order.
The U.S. Air Force Academy cannot give closeted cadets the personal courage to come out. That is a decision that only they can make for themselves. But what the Academy can do is recognize that there are closeted LGB cadets who find the atmosphere unwelcoming.
As reported by the Colorado Springs Independent, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) today sent a letter to
Emails to MRFF from Two Kinds of Christians -- Those Asking For Our Help vs. Those Who Believe the Lies About Us
As the Senior Research Director for the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), I read a lot of emails that come into the foundation -- emails from supporters, from people asking for our help, and, of course, from detractors.
The Lies Used by Jay Sekulow to Defend an Oath Against Lying: An Open Letter to the Superintendent of the Air Force Academy
Optionally adding the words "so help me God" is, of course, anyone's right. These words, however, should not be a part of the official oath, where they inevitably lead to situations in which cadets are forced or coerced to say them.
On Sunday morning, during an appearance on CNN's New Day, I made a statement that was incorrect, so, in the interest of historical accuracy and honesty, I need to issue a correction.
The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. is considering whether or not they should drop the "so help me God" portion from its honor oath after Military Religious Freedom Foundation filed a complaint.