Thursday, October 22, 2015

Coffey ain't gonna like "Atheists in Foxholes."

Photo credit: Freedom from Religion Foundation.

It takes all kinds of people to fill a foxhole. The question we might occasionally ask: Why are they in the foxhole in the first place?

'Atheists in Foxholes' Are Honored With Monument in Wisconsin: The old saying gets a rebuttal carved in granite, by Sam Blum (Inverse)

A new monument in Madison, Wisconsin contradicts an old jingoistic slogan that proclaims no secular person could, or would, give their lives on the battlefield in the name of the United States.

The old aphorism “There are no atheists in foxholes,” has served to spark the ire of the Freedom From Religion Foundation time and time again, so foundation members say they decided to erect a monument in front of its Madison, Wisconsin, office that offers a rebuttal.

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