Theocrats, Trumpians, philosophy and belief
We’ve been in a whirlwind of activity here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
Trump pushes bible classes in public schools, backs Project Blitz
It is very difficult to teach the bible objectively and critically, as the First Amendment would require. For instance, when the class comes to the four gospels that so few Americans can name, the only objective educated position is that Jesus was not born of a virgin, that this clear myth results from a mistranslation of the Hebrew word almah meaning “young girl,” not virgin. This was mistranslated into Greek as parthenos, “virgin,” even though there is a different Hebrew word for virgin.
Trump’s Cabinet prayer and pressure on press
At his final cabinet meeting this year, Donald Trump took advantage of his position of power to impose his religion on reporters: “With that, I’m going to ask Ben Carson—[here, Trump cuts himself off to address the media]—You can stay if you want because you need the prayer more than I do I think, you […]
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Expose the Futility of Prayer
This year’s hurricane season proves beyond all doubt that nothing fails like prayer.
Calm is only relative for us
Even relatively calmer weeks here for us at the Freedom From Religion Foundation are just that — calmer only relatively.
No lazy days of summer for us
It may be the lazy days of summer for some, but we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation are still at it, working to keep the constitutional wall of separation intact.
Our mission here at FFRF
The law of the land should reign supreme. That’s our mission here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
We call it as we see it
We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation call it as we see it, whether at home or abroad.
We’re juggling a lot of balls
We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation were juggling a lot of balls this week — all with the intent of advancing nontheism and church/state separation. Our classic ad runs again We were delighted to run our classic Ron Reagan ad on the nation’s most prominent news commentary shows. In the spot that ran on […]