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Saluting Diversity: Remember Religious Pluralism In The Armed Forces On Veterans Day

Today, Veterans Day is being observed. We should take this opportunity to remember that the U.S. Armed Forces are made up of a highly diverse group of people – and that includes a wide range of religions.

Unfortunately it is necessary to remind people of this because Americans sometimes fail to recognize the many faiths (or lack thereof) among our military ranks.   Read more

Holy War In Iraq?: Rumsfeld Intelligence Briefings Quoted Scripture

The role of religion in the U.S. military has been an ongoing problem for Americans United.

Usually, our concern stems from complaints that soldiers are being coerced to attend religious services during training or that Bibles are being distributed to U.S. soldiers on military bases. Read more

Faith-Based Flight Pattern: White House Staffers Earn Their Wings, Thanks To Religious Right Cash

The White House is apparently a heavenly place to pick up some free travel, courtesy of religious lobbying groups.

According to a recent article in The Hill, White House travel records show that churches and other religious entities paid for close to a quarter of the privately funded trips taken by White House aides since late 2006. Read more