Monday, April 2, 2012

US military hosts atheist event, Rock Beyond Belief, at Fort Bragg

The US military has hosted its first-ever event for atheists.

The Rock Beyond Belief concert at Fort Bragg was held Saturday for soldiers and others on the base who don't believe in God, the Associated Press reported. It was aimed at showing soldiers without religious beliefs that they have a place in the military. The event "is the most visible sign so far of a growing desire by military personnel with atheist or other secular beliefs to get the same recognition as their religious counterparts," the AP said.

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