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Atheist soldier sues Army for 'unconstitutional' discrimination

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posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 08:54 PM
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Atheist soldier sues Army for 'unconstitutional' discrimination


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Like many Christians, he said grace before dinner and read the Bible before bed. Four years ago when he was deployed to Iraq, he packed his Bible so he would feel closer to God.

He served two tours of duty in Iraq and has a near perfect record. But somewhere between the tours, something changed. Hall, now 23, said he no longer believes in God, fate, luck or anything supernatural.

Hall said he met some atheists who suggested he read the Bible again. After doing so, he said he had so many unanswered questions that he decided to become an atheist.

His sudden lack of faith, he said, cost him his military career and put his life at risk. Hall said his life was threatened by other troops and the military assigned a full-time bodyguard to protect him out of fear for his safety.
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posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 08:54 PM
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Just wondering why not believing in GOD would alarm so many people. Wasn't the U.S. founded on on the fact that everyone had to freedom to practice their own beliefs? Now we have a soilder being harassed for choosing to not believe in god. I don't understand why catholics like to force their beliefs down other peoples throats.



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