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The inconvenient history behind push for religious school funding

The inconvenient history behind push for religious school funding

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is actively involved with efforts in two states to fight public funding of religious schools. Both South Carolina and Oklahoma have state constitutional provisions that protect the separation of church and state but selective editing of the history of these constitutional protections by opponents has been used to suggest these […]

Thomas Jefferson was a skeptic

Thomas Jefferson was a skeptic

Editor’s note: Two of our nation’s Founders — John Adams and Thomas Jefferson — died on the same day: July 4, 1826. A two-part series by veteran writer and freethinker James A. Haught examines their lives and their skepticism toward organized religion. Popular history avoids mentioning that Thomas Jefferson was a skeptic who wrote many […]