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Navy Chaplain Given New Duties After Proselytism Complaints

A U.S. Navy chaplain who was accused of providing inappropriate counseling has been reassigned, and Religious Right groups are up in arms over what they see as a case of discrimination against a conservative Christian.

Lt. Cmdr. Wesley Modder, who had previously been assigned to serve Navy SEAL units, recently learned that he faces potential termination after he received a “detachment for cause” letter from his superiors. Read more

Plate Problem: Texas DMV Approves ‘One State Under God’ License Plate

The governing board of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has just approved a new license plate with three crosses and the words “One State Under God.”

This is the same governing board that had previously approved tags with “God Bless Texas,” “God Bless America” and “One Nation Under God.”

Supporters of the latest religion-themed plate celebrated the board’s decision as a victory for freedom of religion and speech. Read more