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Puerto Rico victory, Wisconsin, HUD, and the 19th Amendment

IMG 7026 Puerto Rico victory, Wisconsin, HUD, and the 19th Amendment

Our attention at the Freedom From Religion Foundation strayed near and far this week. We achieved our first-ever court victory in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. A lawsuit by the Freedom From Religion Foundation persuaded Puerto Rico’s Education Secretary and a proselytizing school principal there to halt unconstitutional and coercive school prayer. The 50-minute biweekly […]

The long, long journey to women’s equality

Suffrage Centennial SS Web The long, long journey to women’s equality

The centennial this month of the 19th Amendment provides an occasion to chart the long, long journey to women’s equality — and to realize how religion has played a deeply negative role.