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.

Easter fools, April Fools and Jesus’ pundits

Easter fools April Fools and Jesuss pundits1 The coronavirus proves that the Christian god does not exist

The chance overlap of April 1, a static day, and Easter, a Christian holiday, is because of Easter’s pagan origins. Easter doesn’t fall on a particular day: If Jesus existed and was crucified, we have no idea when. Instead, Easter falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox. If that sounds pretty damn pagan, it’s because it is.

A letter to President Trump about his Religious Freedom Day proclamation

Dear President Trump, I know that reading and facts aren’t really your things. But as I perused your proclamation declaring January 16 as Religious Freedom Day, I noticed that you were in desperate need of both. Here are a few notes I jotted down while reading that somewhat deficient announcement. “Faith is embedded in the history, spirit, and soul of […]

A riveting week for us

Every week is riveting at the Freedom From Religion Foundation — and this week was no exception

An open letter to a would-be state attorney general

shutterstock 254582680 e1506627679189 The coronavirus proves that the Christian god does not exist

A person who wishes to be the attorney general of his or her state should understand the law — especially its most basic points, such as freedom of religion and separation between state and church. The individual should also respect the law. After all, she or he is looking to be the state’s chief law […]