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An open letter to Ralph Drollinger, the pastor who conducts the White House Bible Study

Ralph Drollinger An open letter to Ralph Drollinger, the pastor who conducts the White House Bible Study

You have no education or training in public service, public policy, government or any of the other issues that are critical to running a superpower. You have an arts degree in geography. And yet, you have unprecedented access to the highest levels of government — far more so than any typical citizen. This is not influence, but manipulation detached from any valuable education or expertise.

We got our message out

We got our message out

We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation believe in getting our message out in as many ways as possible — and we did particularly well with that this week.

Fox’s ‘fair and balanced’ means 4 against 1

Annie Laurie on Hannity Show 2015

Please click on the image above or here to view a clip from The Hannity Show. How many angry Christian men does it take to debate one atheist woman? According to Sean Hannity, at least four. I was ganged up on Hannity’s July 1 show on the national Fox News network. I was told the show […]

Christian Privilege and the Fox who cried wolf

AndrewSeidelPressKitPhotoUpdate Christian Privilege and the Fox who cried wolf

Fox News is not known for its accurate reporting. One of their recurring segments, “The Fight for Faith,” is especially detrimental to their reputation for fairness. The segment often discusses what they call the “war on religion” or, more specifically, “the persecution of Christians.” There are instances of real Christian persecution around the globe, but no […]

Setting the record straight on Fox’s war on facts

I’ve often had cause to repeat to myself George Eliot’s quip that “The clergy are, practically, the most irresponsible of all talkers.” But I feel sure if Eliot (née Marian Evans) were alive today, she would have to cede that very few clergymen could be more irresponsible than Bill O’Reilly of Fox News. On Monday, […]

Bill O’Reilly is not a Catholic, and neither are you!

Bill O’Reilly of Fox News recently startled his viewers by claiming that Christianity is not a religion, but a philosophy. (Click here to watch a video clip.) “Christianity is a philosophy. You don’t have to believe Jesus is god in order to admire his view on life.” No doubt there are many people who consider […]