The Tennessee Legislature is considering a bill that would allow taxpayer-funded child-placing agencies to discriminate based on religion — and we nee...
FFRFTake action if you live in Tennessee! The TN Legislature is considering a bill that would allow taxpayer-funded child-placing agencies to discriminate based on religion — and we need your help to stop it. buff.ly/2Xy3Licpic.twitter.com/G9nA9aiGe4
A federal Court of Appeals sided with Father Patrick Conroy, the House chaplain, in ruling that he could not be ordered to allow a self-described atheist to offer a secular prayer to Congress.
FFRF"I am deeply dismayed that atheists and other nonbelievers are being openly treated as second-class citizens," Dan Barker, plaintiff and co-president of FFRF commented Friday. "Our government is not a theocracy, and it needs to stop acting like one."
The U.S. House chaplain can continue barring atheists from delivering invocations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unfortunatel...
FFRFThe U.S. House chaplain can continue barring atheists from delivering invocations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unfortunately ruled today in Barker v. Conroy. ffrf.us/2IJIAWrpic.twitter.com/P58ioXBvfW
The Trump administration is funneling $5.1 million in federal Title X family planning funding to a chain of faith-based anti-abortion medical clinics called Obria. Turns out that the Catholic Church has funded them too.
FFRFCountless reports of sexual abuse, corruption and cover-up have come out of every corner of the Catholic Church and its leaders continue to spend their time undermining access to women's healthcare.
The past couple of weeks have shown the country that, even though the Supreme Court has said prayers are constitutional, government bodies should stop organizing them. They are divisive, intimidating, coercive—and certainly unbecoming in bodies that...
FFRF"Organized prayer at state legislatures may be legal, according to the Supreme Court, but this week has shown that it’s also divisive, unnecessary, and wrong."
Read @AndrewLSeidel's most recent op-ed
That a state legislator's prayer was meant to intimidate non-Christians seems self-evident, but it's probably less clear to many observers that the prayer is also a symptom of a virulent strain of Christian nationalism.
FFRFIn case you missed it: FFRF Director of Strategic Response @AndrewLSeidel wrote about the jaw-dropping prayer in the Pennsylvania House of Reps. and how it illustrates America's Christian Nationalism problem. It's a must read.
Several shooters went into two mosques in Christchurch (one of New Zealand’s largest cities) and opened fire, killing indiscriminately. Nearly 50 are...
FFRFViolence of any sort is abhorrent. But violence is particularly repellant when it targets those who are different— whether the difference is of color, sex, religion, nationality or culture. That’s what makes the #Christchurch killings especially repugnant. ffrf.us/2W3LIzWpic.twitter.com/c8Tfrx9m6R