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Betrayed as a Marine and a Muslim

I’m a Muslim and a U.S. Marine. It’s unacceptable that four of my brothers were killed in Chattanooga.

Father Vincent Capodanno: The potential saint who served in Vietnam

On April 11, the nation witnessed an extraordinary event in the East Room of the White House. President Obama presented … Continued

America testifies

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby. We know why Rep. Keith Ellison cried during yesterday’s King hearings. He cried because … Continued

Obama attends church: the presidential profession of faith

By Elizabeth Tenety Like millions of Americans, President Obama and his family attended church this weekend. Unlike the millions who … Continued

“Morale” and “unit cohesion” are real questions

Despite public and military support for overturning Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the legislation which bans openly gay service members, political, … Continued

Gold Medals and Silver Stars

By Donovan Campbellauthor, ex-Marine If you turn on the news this week, the top story likely will be on the … Continued

Gunning for the First Amendment

By Mikey Weinsteinfounder and president, Military Religious Freedom Foundation The Constitution won a battle last week, and Lady Liberty is … Continued

Holy wars and weapons

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler As ABC News first reported, Trijicon, a Michigan company, has been supplying rifle scopes … Continued

Bible references on U.S. gun sights?

By David Waters ABC News is reporting that some U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan are using high-powered rifle sights … Continued

Male Authority Posing as Divine Authority

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued

Prayer Always a Part of America

Thursday is National Day of Prayer, as mandated by Congress. What should President Obama do? Should he follow tradition and … Continued

Cults or Alternative Religions?

A Baltimore mother accused of joining a cult and starving her child says she was acting on her religious beliefs. … Continued

Speak from the Heart, Not for the Polls

The Question: How should Barack Obama have responded to inflammatory remarks made by his former pastor, Dr. Jeremiah Wright? Are … Continued

Keeping Faith, Soldiering On

Keeping faith in times of war is always a challenge. For me, and for my fellow Marines, it comes down … Continued

The Heavy Yoke of Religion

“The law of religion is the great attempt of humankind to overcome anxiety and restlessness and despair, to close the … Continued