Blog Archives for July, 2011

Air Force Drops Christian-Themed Nuclear Ethics Training Session

Michael De Dora — July 31, 2011

The United States Air Force has dropped its mandatory training session for nuclear missile officers after a report by Truthout.org on recently released documents that showed the Air Force was using religious doctrine to justify actions by officers.

CFI Condemns the Use of Religious Materials for Instruction in Nuclear War Ethics

Michael De Dora — July 29, 2011

The United States Air Force has been citing Christian teachings in its missile officer training sessions by referencing passages from the New Testament, according to recently released documents.

A win for evolution in Texas

Michael De Dora — July 25, 2011

The Texas Board of Education has unanimously approved scientifically accurate high school biology textbook supplements from established mainstream publishers, and rejected creationist-backed supplements.

Record attacks on women’s reproductive rights

Michael De Dora — July 20, 2011

In the first half of 2011, states enacted a record number of laws restricting women's access to reproductive health care, according to a new report.