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The Navy appeared on its way to accepting a non-theist as its chaplain—until Congress stepped in. A Navy board determined that Jason Heap, a secular “humanist” who does not believe in a god and is widely considered an atheist, was qualified for the chaplain corps, the Navy Times reported on Monday.
The Navy has again rejected approving a secular humanist chaplain. It is a move that one chaplain who has worked with San Diego military said hurts those on active duty who share their beliefs. The Navy Times reports the Navy rejected the application of Jason Heap, who applied to become a military ...

Roger Wicker of Mississippi is quite beside himself because the Navy is considering hiring a secular humanist chaplain. He wails and cries about how this is a betrayal of George Washington's legacy and blah blah blah blah. Read this, then I'll give a little more information on Wicker's history and views:.
On one side stand fundamentalist Protestantism and conservative Catholicism and on the other side secular humanism. The “religious right” claims that humanism is dragging the United States into an abyss of crime and relativism. … But throughout the 1800s proponents of humanism claimed scientific ...
Congressman Doug Lamborn has signed on to a letter to the Navy urging the military branch to reconsider naming a secular-humanist chaplain to represent the Navy chaplain corps. According to a press release from Lamborn's office, the Colorado Springs Republican and 45 other members of Congress ...
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today called on the Navy to deny an application for a “secular humanist” to serve in the Chaplain Corps. Twenty-two Senators joined Wicker in sending a letter to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and Adm. John Richardson saying, “the Chaplain Corps serves religious ...

The secular-humanist worldview that Dr. Heap ascribes to does not meet the requirements of the original designation of the role to facilitate religious belief. Not only is this a redefinition of the role, underscored by NDAA report language in 2014 and 2016, it also goes against the Supreme Court's previous ...
"HIS STORY" aims to expose the secular humanist religion for its hypocrisy and misplaced priorities to put an end to Christianity. "HIS STORY: As a Matter of Fact". By Jeffrey L. Walling ISBN: 9781532036187 (softcover); 9781532036170 (electronic) Available at the iUniverse Online Bookstore, Amazon, and ...
The goal was not to publish people inside the Global Secular Humanist Platforms but, rather, to publish them on multiple news platforms like The Daily Beast and CNN. Then we share their articles on the Global Secular Humanist Movements. Of the more prominent cases we have worked on have been ...
He talked about secular humanism and religion and its role in his life. He was reflective. “I've just done everything that I can do. I've done my best. We have to run through the tape. Make no mistake about it. We're not quitting until we turn off the lights because we have so many things to do,” said Kasich who ...
So, state Rep. Steven Long, R-Spartanburg, wants to officially attach same-sex marriage to the “religion” of secular humanism. It's his tactic to argue same-sex marriage is unconstitutional due to the fundamental tenet of separation of church and state in South Carolina. He says, “Whatever someone does in ...
In a bizarre act straight out of the Obama playbook, the Navy Chaplain Appointment and Retention Eligibility Advisory group is recommending that militant atheist Dr. Jason Heap be appointed to serve as a secular-humanist chaplain in the Navy. As Eric Baxter, senior counsel with the Becket Fund for ...
He talked about secular humanism and religion and its role in his life. He was reflective. “I've just done everything that I can do. I've done my best. We have to run through the tape. Make no mistake about it. We're not quitting until we turn off the lights because we have so many things to do,” Kasich said.
So, state Rep. Steven Long, R-Spartanburg, wants to officially attach same-sex marriage to the “religion” of secular humanism. It's his tactic to argue same-sex marriage is unconstitutional due to the fundamental tenet of separation of church and state in South Carolina. He says, “Whatever someone does in ...
The logic presented is so flawed that we need not even address the debate of Secular Humanism as a religion. However, there are two especially large pieces of philosophical detritus worth noting. The first is the idea that homosexual relationships should be considered religious while classic marriage ...
The sponsors define “sexual orientation” as a “self-asserted sex-based identity narrative that is based on a series of naked assertions and unproven faith-based assumptions that are implicitly religious.” That religion, they contend, is Secular Humanism. Homosexuality isn't a problem, the text continues: Any ...
I would like to thank those six Upstate Republican House members who recently introduced a bizarre bill opposing gay marriage, while recognizing that the state is “prohibited from favoring or endorsing religion over non-religion.” The bill refers to secular humanism and atheism as a “religion” that is ...

In the 1970s and 1980s evangelicals would begin to speak of a “secular humanist” plot to take over the public schools and turn children into atheists. They would reach back to Torcaso to claim that “secular humanism” was a religion (representing a religious establishment in the schools) despite the fact that ...
Justice Hugo Black, writing the majority opinion, added a footnote in that decision calling Secular Humanism a religion. Based on that footnote, several South Carolina lawmakers in a newly filed bill argue the federal government has illegally established a national favored religion by recognizing same-sex and other ...
A bill introduced in the Wyoming State House on Valentine's Day refers to gay and lesbians unions as “parody marriages” and implies that transgender people contradict “human design.” It also deems LGBTQ people, by their very identities, as “part of the religion of secular humanism,” stating that Wyoming ...
The conference is “an all-day event that will center the sociopolitical insight, leadership, and strategies of secular, humanist, and atheist activists of color ... For more information on this all day event “dedicated to connecting secular humanist values with strategies for transformational social justice through ...
“My request for the Navy to reject the application of a 'secular humanist' chaplain is in no way an attempt to curb the constitutional rights of any service members,” Wicker said on Monday in his weekly report. “The Navy has the authority to create separate programs for non-religious expression. My effort ...
After 43 members of Congress signed a letter asking the the U.S. Navy to deny the appointment of a secular-humanist to the Navy Chaplain Corps., it denied his application. Colorado Rep Doug Lamborn (R) and Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler wrote the letter, which was signed by 43 other members of ...


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