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CNN: Soldier’s life threatened for atheist beliefs

By David Edwards
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 8:53 EDT
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A soldier who served two tours in Iraq said he was discriminated against because he’s an atheist. Specialist Jeremy Hall told CNN’s Randi Kaye that his life was threatened and was assigned a full-time bodyguard after he revealed he was an atheist.

Hall said that the military has become a “Christian organization” and is suing for religious freedom.

This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast July 9, 2008.



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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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