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Iraq War / Holy War / Atheist's Lawsuit #898135

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Studio& Pentagon: Randi Kaye) The story of Army Spc. Jeremy Hall, who went to Iraq as a Christian but became an atheist and has filed a lawsuit against the military for religious discrimination, presented; details given about his treatment by fellow soldiers. [HALL - explains what has happened to him; states believing in God does not make you a better soldier.] [Military Religious Freedom Foundation Michael WEINSTEIN†- speaks about the "Pentacostalgon."] [Deputy undersecretary Bill CARR†- denies the Pentagon is pushing one faith; says atheism is acceptable; opposes proselytizing in the military.] Promotional video shot inside the Pentagon shown.

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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