Earlier this week, the New York Times published a blistering exposé on Hasidic Jewish yeshivas in New York that have failed students to a staggering degree. At Hasidic boys’ schools in particular, so much of the high schoolers’ days are spent studying religious texts that there is virtually no time left for basic academics. Graduates […]
We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation took on the three branches of government this week — and did so much more. We urged Chief Justice John Roberts to probe into a Religious Right outfit’s startling claims that it has prayed with Supreme Court justices inside the court itself. Our letter, written along with two […]
In violation of the separation of church and state, American tax dollars are funneled to fundamentalist private schools teaching crackpot absurdities — such as a claim that Noah probably took two baby dinosaurs onto his ark. Under the banner of “school choice,” vouchers are a device to pour taxpayer money into religion, despite the First […]
FFRF has recently had its hands full grappling with urgent issues — from the local to the international.
Every week, we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation advance the secular cause bit by bit.
We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation deal with an amazingly broad array of concerns during pretty much any week.
From the Constitution and the elections to public schools and archdioceses, we at FFRF covered a lot of ground this week.
As we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation are preparing for some upcoming court rulings in ongoing FFRF lawsuits, we’ve been juggling a lot of other balls. We were one of several leading secular groups that sent a letter to Congress urging a halt to the Trump administration’s egregious proposal to channel public funds to […]
Have a Happy, Secular Fourth of July, everyone! Stay safe and stay healthy.