I am a pretty big fan of the band They Might Be Giants. Several of their songs appear on the playlist that I listen to on my commute to work, but one of my favorites has to be “Doctor Worm.” For those of you who might be unfamiliar with the composition, the titular character explains […]
The fight for LGBTQIA+ rights is not only about civil, sexual and human autonomy but is also a state/church issue. Without separation of state and church, theocratic policies and laws will be imposed on the most vulnerable of our population. This includes not only religious minorities but also LGBTQIA+ communities, women from all walks of […]
Mitch McConnell, Clarence Thomas, ex-NFL pastors, sheriffs — we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation tangled with a lot of people this week. We condemned McConnell’s spurious assertion about nonreligious Americans celebrating the disastrous recent Supreme Court rulings. “We are not celebrating that states are mandated to provide taxpayer dollars to discriminatory religious schools providing […]
Few things galvanize us more at the Freedom From Religion Foundation than elected officials betraying the secular Constitution, and we set them straight this week. We castigated a Texas member of Congress for his abhorrent comments blaming the horrific school massacre in his state on irreligiosity and lack of prayer. “As a U.S. representative, your […]
We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation have a smorgasbord to offer you this week — including a variety of preview samplings of our annual convention being held in San Antonio late October. A bad Supreme Court considers a praying coach case We closely followed the oral arguments before the Supreme Court in the case […]
Ending loudspeaker prayers, rebuking a champion coach, offering oral arguments in an ongoing Texas praying judge case and mobilizing U.S. protest over an imprisoned Nigerian freethinker — it’s all in a week’s work for us here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Our successful persuasion of an Alabama school district to end its practice of […]
Within the ambit of state/church separation, we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation deal with an astonishingly broad spectrum.
As bodily autonomy is stripped away across the nation, it is important not to dismiss the harmful impact that reproductive restrictions have on members of the LGBTQ community.
The judiciary, the legislature and the executive — at the national and the state levels — kept us engaged at the Freedom From Religion Foundation this week.