Winter Solstice celebrations and responses
Winter Solstice has recently kept us on our toes here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
We’re planting our flag all over the world
From our hometown to Capitol Hill to Iceland, we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation are making sure that the secular perspective gets heard everywhere.
We’re fighting religious nationalism — at home and abroad
We were preoccupied this week at the Freedom From Religion Foundation with the onslaught of religious nationalism — both domestically and globally. The Religious Right assaults women’s rights Here in the United States, an extremely disturbing recent manifestation of the Religious Right resurgence has been the attack on abortion rights in statehouses around the country. […]
Another busy week at FFRF fighting for everyone’s rights
Here at FFRF, we’ve been as dismayed as anyone over the bad week for women’s health issues.
Steven Pinker, Irving Berlin, Ken Ham … and a Lone Star disturbance
Some weeks, the work we do here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation causes a major uproar, and this was one of those weeks.A letter we sent out to a Texas county asking for the removal of crosses (lit up during the holiday season) on a courthouse received quite a response from the local population. […]
From a lawsuit and climate change to sports and social media
The Freedom From Religion Foundation weighed in on everything from climate change and birth control to sports and social media.
Winning, challenging, debunking and warning: a typical week
Winning and challenging in the courts, debunking biblical and pseudo-constitutional arguments, and warning towns, states and universities to toe the constitutional line — it’s been a typical week for us at the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
David and Goliath: The fight to end a billion dollar tax break for “ministers of the gospel”
There’s an old legal adage that’s been reworked many times over. When you don’t have the law, argue the facts. When you don’t have the facts, argue the law. In none of its permutations does the quote end: “and when you’ve got nothing, just list off a bunch of names.” But that’s ADF’s brief. It is the longest legal brief I’ve ever seen and is neither brief, nor truly legal. It’s a cudgel, meant to stun the judges into ignoring the law.
Gun Control and Religious Freedom: How Thinking in Constitutional Absolutes Is Killing People
As a constitutional issue, the gun control debate has a lot in common with the attempts to redefine religious freedom.