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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On Valentine’s Day, we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation are remembering the people who have put us in a love-ly (and not so love-ly) mood this week.
Our nation should resist “people who use their faith as justification for what they know is wrong.”
We learned a day ahead of his State of the Union address that Trump was going to tout highly problematic voucher schemes, and we rushed out a denouncement.
Some weeks, we delve into somber issues — leavened with occasional levity — and this was one of those weeks here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
It’s amazing how much we’re able to accomplish in an average week here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. We strongly objected to two pet obsessions of the Religious Right on national display in recent days.