Farewell to ‘unabashed atheist’ FFRF member Connie Threinen
As FFRF honorary director and famed neurologist Oliver Sacks poignantly wrote before his own death: “My generation is on the way out, and each death I have felt as an abruption, a tearing away of part of myself. There will be no one like us when we are gone, but then there is no one […]
We need the Women’s Health Protection Act
We need comprehensive reform to women’s reproductive health care in the United States. The Women’s Health Protection Act is a crucial step in that direction — and that’s why we must urge our representatives to pass this vital bill. It has been three weeks since Texas Senate Bill 8 went into effect. Erroneously called the “Texas […]
Menstruation is a secular issue
Major religions across the world have texts and rituals that dictate what women can and cannot do when they menstruate.
The freethinking foundation of International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, as well as a call for gender parity
FFRF applauds New Mexico’s decision to uphold abortion rights
The Freedom From Religion Foundation applauds a recent move by the New Mexico Legislature to annul a 1969 state statute criminalizing abortion.
Election results, an amicus brief, ‘atheists in foxholes’ & a secular performer
We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation acknowledged the election verdict — and then immersed ourselves in our work again.
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.
(Most of) the Supremes sing our tune
It was a supremely successful week for us. It’s not every day that an organization wins at the U.S. Supreme Court level.
‘Pro-lifers’ who’d execute women & popes who hate ‘fake news’
In a world where the president of the United States suggested as a candidate that women who have abortions should be punished, it should not be surprising that a notorious minister is actually suggesting their execution.