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FFRF warns Alabama school against bible verse display

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is requesting that an Alabama school district remove a clear endorsement of Christianity from a local elementary school. A concerned parent recently reported to FFRF that Hazel Green Elementary School in Huntsville, Ala., is displaying four bible quotes inside of a display case at the entrance of the school: “Be […]

Chaplain who censored atheist Barker to step down

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s lawsuit to have nonbelievers included in our nation’s legislative chambers is not immediately affected by the announcement that the current House chaplain will retire. “The in-house chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives is stepping down next month after seven years in the post,” Roll Call reports. “Rev. Patrick J. […]

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FFRF win: N.J. Supreme Court upholds bar on funds to repair churches

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  Photo of David Steketee A major court victory by the Freedom From Religion Foundation will save New Jersey taxpayers many millions of dollars by terminating an unconstitutional boondoggle. The New Jersey Supreme Court, in a 7-0 decision today, upheld the state Constitution’s ban against taxpayer funds being used for “building or repairing any church […]

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TV host Adam Savage at FFRF San Francisco convention

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Famed television host and special-effects wizard Adam Savage will be speaking at the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s convention in San Francisco in early November. Savage achieved renown as the co-host of “Mythbusters” on the Discovery Channel. The series, which ran for many seasons, aimed (as the title suggests) at debunking myths, rumors and stories. Savage […]

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FFRF guides Illinois school district on the right track

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation has successfully counseled an Illinois school district to get on the constitutionally correct path. A concerned El Paso Gridley CUSD #11 community member contacted the state/church watchdog to report that El Paso Gridley Jr. High School Principal Robby Tomlinson sent the following email to district parents the past September. It […]

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Persecuted Saudi activist honored at FFRF San Francisco convention

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The activist wife of a Saudi freethinker whose persecution has caused global outrage will be speaking at the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s convention in San Francisco in early November. For the supposed crime of “apostasy,” Saudi blogger Raif Badawi was shockingly sentenced in 2013 to 600 lashes and seven years in prison, which was unbelievably […]

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FFRF admonishes Ga. school’s ‘Holy Spirit’ at Easter

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation is castigating a Georgia public school for getting religiously carried away during Easter. Rossville Elementary School in Rossville, Ga., reportedly allowed representatives from Peavine Baptist Church to enter the school to hand out candy to students and invite them to attend their church. A video that Peavine Baptist Church posted […]

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FFRF celebrates 40th year with NY Times ad & other commemorations

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its official founding today, April 5, with a full-page ad in The New York Times commemorating “40 years of activism.” Counseling that “Freedom depends on Freethinkers,” the ad asks: “If you share our concern over threats to true religious liberty and the growing dangers […]

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Take action to stop the Winter Garden City Commission’s discriminatory invocation policy.

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  For several years the Freedom From Religion Foundation has been working with our local Florida chapter, the Central Florida Freethought Community, to fix the Winter Garden City Commission’s discriminatory invocation policy. Joseph Richardson, a member of FFRF and CFFC, has repeatedly spoken at City Commission meetings, eloquently and politely urging them to correct this […]

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Take action to stop the Winter Garden City Commission’s discriminatory invocation policy.

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  For several years the Freedom From Religion Foundation has been working with our local Florida chapter, the Central Florida Freethought Community, to fix the Winter Garden City Commission’s discriminatory invocation policy. Joseph Richardson, a member of FFRF and CFFC, has repeatedly spoken at City Commission meetings, eloquently and politely urging them to correct this […]

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