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FFRF applauds Conn. city’s pro-women proposal

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is praising the city of Hartford, Conn., for seeking to combat faith-based crisis pregnancy centers with a new measure. Crisis Pregnancy Centers are anti-science clinics that disseminate erroneous and misleading information about abortions to dissuade women from receiving one. Some women are led to believe that they are seeing a […]

FFRF demands religious promotion cease at Wis. school

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation is asking a Wisconsin school district to restrain a school board member from promoting his personal religious beliefs at school events. A concerned resident of Appleton, Wis., contacted FFRF to report that local media published an article stating that a member of the Appleton North High School Board, Alvin Dupree, […]

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FFRF wants Ga. school band’s disharmony to cease

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation wishes the discordant notes from a Georgia public high school band’s overtly Christian theme would stop. A local resident has informed FFRF that the director of the Perry High School marching band has chosen a Christian theme for the band’s 2017 performances: “Paradise Lost: The Story of Adam and Eve.” […]

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FFRF files appeals brief in Pensacola cross case

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation is urging an appeals court to sustain a judge’s order to remove an unconstitutional and massive Christian cross from a Florida city park. Two of the country’s leading secular organizations, FFRF and the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Legal Center, achieved a major legal victory this summer when Senior U.S. District […]

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FFRF asks Ind. school to shut down bible club

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation is asking that an Indiana elementary school cease unconstitutional religious promotion. A concerned community member reported to FFRF that Fremont Elementary School in Fremont, Ind., is regularly advertising in its newsletter religious activities, including a bible club. The club is hosted at the school during the school day. According to […]

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Judge unfairly dismisses FFRF bible instruction case in W.Va.

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This visual aid is used to help teach “Bible in the Schools” in classes in Mercer County schools. A federal judge has unfairly dismissed a high-profile lawsuit filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation to end blatantly unconstitutional “Bible in the Schools” classes in a West Virginia county.  FFRF filed the suit on the behalf […]

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FFRF wants Calif. town to dissociate from prayer breakfast

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation is insisting that a California town stop its participation in an upcoming prayer breakfast. The state/church watchdog is urging the city of Buena Park to discontinue using resources and taxpayer funds to plan, organize and promote an annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, scheduled this year on Thursday, Nov. 16. While promotional […]

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Beware pious politicians — the moral of immoral Roy Moore

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By Annie Laurie Gaylor,Co-President,Freedom From Religion Foundation As a county judge, he forced jurors to pray and look at a plaque of the Ten Commandments on courtroom walls. Coercive. As Alabama Supreme Court chief justice, under dark of night he sneaked a washing-machine sized monument of the Ten Commandments into the rotunda of the Alabama […]

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FFRF insists N.C. county stop funding church’s religious project

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation is asking for the immediate termination of an unconstitutional taxpayer grant to a North Carolina church for decorating its interior with a sectarian religious scene. Asked why, FFRF replies: Do we really need to draw you a picture? The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority recently awarded $72,500 to Haywood Street […]

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For Veterans Day, honor all vets — including atheists in foxholes

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation urges that “atheists in foxholes” and other freethinkers who have served our country be honored and remembered this Veterans Day. It’s unfortunate that during World War II, journalist Ernie Pyle promoted the myth that “there are no atheists in foxholes” — a falsehood that endures till today. A quarter of […]

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