There are some court victories we really love to savor. This week had one — in which we triumphed over the Texas governor, no less.
Clergy abuse in Wisconsin has been widespread for decades, and history has taught us that churches cannot be trusted to police themselves.
Bill Donohue, the Catholic League’s resident bloviator, is once again tilting at straw men. Never one to stake his reputation on facts or data, Donohue’s latest piece focuses solely on the Freedom From Religion Foundation and is as windy as it is witless. His first paragraph is completely wrong. The whole thing: Organized atheists, unlike […]
FFRF contended with a huge spectrum of issues this week, all the way from Mike Pence and President Trump’s “spiritual adviser” to local concerns. But first some good news.
We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation are pleased when the secular perspective gets spotlighted in the media.
We’ve been gearing up for “December Madness” and for the challenges of a Trump presidency. And we’ve had a delightful number of victories on the state/church front (plus an interesting run-in with the Catholic League).
It’s International Blasphemy Rights Day so exercise your right to criticize religion. Damn the gods you were taught to believe in or the irrational dogma you grew up in. And damn the pope, if only for Mr. Donohue.
In what may be one of the least self-aware statements ever made, Donohue wrote that the Child Victims Act was “a vindictive bill pushed by lawyers and activists out to rape the Catholic Church.” Rape the Catholic Church. This, from a man whose church has, as Hitchens phrased it, institutionalized the rape and torture of children.
FFRF staff attorney Andrew Seidel squares off with Bill Donohue about whether fighting to uphold the Constitution and keep state and church separate is “anti-Catholic.” With help from Ben Franklin, Seidel argues that religion seeking public money is more so.