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The Supreme Court, Jamie Raskin, the National Day of Prayer and a legendary illustrator

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What a week we’ve had here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. It started off with a narrow but alarming U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding a Christian flag at Boston City Hall. We found concurring opinions by the high court’s most extremist justices “chilling” as a preview of coming decisions. FFRF Legal Director Rebecca Markert […]

Old FFRF antagonist now Wis. election “fraud” investigator

Gablemanv2 Old FFRF antagonist now Wis. election “fraud” investigator

Do you know that the man spearheading Wisconsin’s partisan probe of the 2020 election is the very individual whose actions prompted the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s historic challenge of the National Day of Prayer? Yes, indeed. He’s Michael Gableman, a former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice who has been extolled by his admirers as “deeply committed […]

So many frames of mind

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We’ve been in quite an (un)biblical frame of mind lately here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

So many landmarks!

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We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation have been involved in a lot of landmark moments lately.

A bigger week for us

Screen Shot 2016 05 06 at 4.25.20 PM A bigger week for us

Some weeks are big for us here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and other weeks are even bigger. This week was definitely on the bigger end of the spectrum.

Obama’s 9/11 Remarks Honor One Nation, Divisible

Over the course of our history, hundreds of millions of prayers have been uttered for the United States. Numerous petitions—including a yearly National Day of Prayer proclamation issued by the President and hundreds of mirrored state pronouncements by governors wishing to appear pious, or at least pretend they are doing something useful “in these troubled […]

Copenhagen Conference in progress

The first day of the European “Gods & Politics” Atheist Conference in Copenhagen was energizing! All the events happened in the Dronnigasalen (The Queen’s Hall) at the “Black Diamond” Royal Library next to parliament . . . which meant that the podium from which we spoke had a crown on it, with a little cross […]