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Vaccines, abortion rights highlight another busy week at FFRF

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Boy, it sure would be nice if FFRF didn’t HAVE to be so busy every week. But since we are fighting for your constitutional (and human) rights, there is no shortage of battles to be fought. And each week we unfortunately find (or are pointed to) more issues we must address. Take, for example, the […]

It’s time for atheists and freethinkers to crash the prayer party

Supreme Court hero Ellery Schempp, who started the protest that led to a landmark 1963 ruling against recitation of the Lord’s Prayer in public schools, emailed our office Monday to say that “FFRF is vital after the awful Greece decision. This is why we need FFRF!”We share Ellery’s dismay but are warmed by his confidence […]

Is this a Catholic Court?

This response was received from Ellery Schempp, named a Champion of the First Amendment by FFRF. Read more about Ellery here. I am extremely disappointed in yesterday’s Supreme Court decision (Greece v. Galloway) affirming that sectarian prayers at city council meetings do not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. The 5-4 decision severely […]