Easter fools, April Fools and Jesus’ pundits

Easter fools April Fools and Jesuss pundits1 The midterms, our annual convention, the acting AG — and more besides

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.

An open letter to a would-be state attorney general

shutterstock 254582680 e1506627679189 The midterms, our annual convention, the acting AG — and more besides

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 […]

Our convention is not distracting us

1NC Pittsburgh Full The midterms, our annual convention, the acting AG — and more besides

Even with all the time and energy that we’re putting into our convention at Pittsburgh this week, we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation have still been dealing with a range of matters here at our home office in Madison, Wis.