The Crusades were a nightmare

Crusades The Crusades were a nightmare

Some people think the Crusades were romantic quests by shining knights wearing crimson crosses — but they actually were a nightmare of slaughter, rape and looting. At the 2015 National Prayer Breakfast, President Obama triggered Christian fundamentalist outrage by saying that the Crusaders “committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.” After Pope Urban II […]

Christian nationalism, National Prayer Breakfast, Thomas Paine & Ron Reagan

CN For Breakfast Title Christian nationalism, National Prayer Breakfast, Thomas Paine & Ron Reagan

There have been a lot of exciting things going on at the Freedom From Religion Foundation recently. We are releasing at a special media event next Wednesday a report (crafted by us in collaboration with the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, an unlikely but wonderful partner) on the role that Christian nationalism played in […]

National Prayer Breakfast, abortion rights, Breyer’s replacement, and Thomas Paine

Forgotten Founder Title 2 National Prayer Breakfast, abortion rights, Breyer’s replacement, and Thomas Paine

We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation have been immersed in steering folks onto the correct constitutional path. Our constitutional lessons to school boards We successfully tutored three separate school boards around the country to halt their unconstitutional practice of prayers at their meetings. “We salute any school district for taking steps to stay secular […]

Halloween special: the judiciary, Liberty University, Secular Day of the Dead & Ed Asner

Better Judiciary Title Halloween special: the judiciary, Liberty University, Secular Day of the Dead & Ed Asner

As Halloween fast approaches, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is chasing off many unconstitutionally theocratic spectres. This includes shooing away religion from public education. That’s why we’ve filed a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief siding with the state of Maine in its refusal to use taxpayer money to fund religious education. “The state’s decision is […]