John Roberts, Joe Biden, Chuck Schumer and Roger Stone

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We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation took on the three branches of government this week — and did so much more. We urged Chief Justice John Roberts to probe into a Religious Right outfit’s startling claims that it has prayed with Supreme Court justices inside the court itself. Our letter, written along with two […]

Christian nationalism: A look at America’s scariest trend

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Christian nationalism is one of the greatest threats to our democratic society — and it has continued to grow at an alarming rate. The embrace of Christian nationalism has blatantly been on display in Pennsylvania in recent days. Two members of the Mid-Atlantic Reformation Society, founded on the basis of educating Americans about the bible’s […]

Going forth after the Fourth of July

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It was a shortish week here at FFRF, with the July Fourth holiday kicking things off, but we packed a lot into the other four days to keep fighting for our (and your!) constitutional rights! I’m secular and I . . . write letters to the editor Several FFRF members wrote letters to the editor […]

The Jan. 6 committee, some good abortion news, some bad smears — and a joke

Gog and Magog The Jan. 6 committee, some good abortion news, some bad smears — and a joke

While much of the nation swelters under the blast of a massive heat wave this week, FFRF has spent the week trying to keep the heat on public officials.  FFRF condemns DeSantis’ smear of nonreligious FFRF was definitely chilled by remarks from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that imply people who lack a “religious foundation” are […]

Wayward officials, Catholic Church history, Jan. 6 Capitol attack and abortion rights

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Few things galvanize us more at the Freedom From Religion Foundation than elected officials betraying the secular Constitution, and we set them straight this week. We castigated a Texas member of Congress for his abhorrent comments blaming the horrific school massacre in his state on irreligiosity and lack of prayer. “As a U.S. representative, your […]

School shootings, Christian nationalism, abortion rights and our legal victories

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There were a lot of hot-button issues asking for our response this week. We’re calling on every attorney general and district attorney to follow the lead of the Wisconsin AG and the Fairfax County (Virginia) DA in publicly pledging not to enforce criminal abortion laws when the Supreme Court overturns Roe later this month. It […]

Two court victories in West Virginia highlight big week at FFRF

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation just planted a couple of victory flags at the top of the Mountain State as part of a busy and productive week for the state/church watchdog. Lordy, lordy look who’s not gonna be praying anymore On Tuesday, it was announced that FFRF and two of its members have won a […]