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FFRF raises red flag over Tenn. department’s religious video

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is objecting on constitutional grounds to the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services endorsement of religion. A concerned Tennessee resident who went through training to become a foster parent reported that the Department of Children’s Services requires aspiring foster parents to watch a video called “Characteristics of Resource Parents,” which […]

FFRF attorney debunks lordly argument in constitutional journal

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation advocates for our Constitution every day. It is, as we regularly point out, a godless Constitution. But every now and then, we encounter theocrats or Christian nationalists who thinks they’ve found a savvy rejoinder: God is in the Constitution. What they intend to argue is that their god wormed his […]

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FFRF wins Bill of Rights court case against Texas Gov. Abbott

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation has triumphed in federal court against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who had ordered in 2015 the removal of its winter solstice Bill of Rights Nativity from the state Capitol. In a final judgement, issued late yesterday (Tuesday, June 19), U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks, for the Western District of Texas […]

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FFRF condemns biblical justification of immigration policy

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation is formally objecting to the attorney general’s use of the bible as justification for the Trump administration’s newly draconian immigration procedures. “Religion has no place in shaping public policy in our secular nation,” FFRF Co-Presidents Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor write in a letter of complaint to Attorney General Jeff […]

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FFRF takes on gargantuan clergy housing tax break again

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation, aiming a legal slingshot, is poised to topple a Goliath of discriminatory tax benefits just for clergy for in a much-awaited appeals. FFRF, a national state/church watchdog with over 33,000 nonreligious members, filed a brief before the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals late yesterday, in a replay of a case […]

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FFRF warns Dallas police about upcoming event

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The Dallas Police Department has partnered with First Baptist Dallas to provide the church with uniformed officers, possibly from the Dallas Police Honor Guard, for an event called “Freedom Sunday.” The church service is scheduled to take place on June 24 and will feature religious worship and controversial pastor Robert Jeffress claiming that “America is […]

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FFRF insists that UConn banish forced religious rituals

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The Freedom from Religion Foundation is warning the University of Connecticut against enabling its staff to force students to adhere to religious phrases and rituals. National media recently reported that a now-retired University of Connecticut biology professor at a UConn satellite campus in Hartford had required students to recite an Islamic religious phrase before entering his […]

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Administration officials on border separations: The bible tells them so

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Both the White House and the attorney general are shockingly invoking the bible to justify their cruel and inhuman policy to break apart families crossing the border. “I can say that it is very biblical to enforce the law,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders claims. “That is actually repeated a number of times […]

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FFRF and CFI warn North Carolina against funding ministry

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Two leading secular groups are warning the North Carolina Legislature against religious financial boondoggling. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and the Center for Inquiry (CFI) were contacted by several concerned state taxpayers about a proposal to funnel a quarter of a million in tax dollars to a religious ministry, Cross Trail Outfitters. The state’s […]

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FFRF urges Atlanta to abandon the supernatural

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation is asking Atlanta-area residents yet again to give up their faith in the supernatural. A large (14-by-48-foot) billboard with the message “Supernatural belief — the enemy of humanity” has gone up on the well-travelled Cobb Parkway 500 feet south of Roswell Road. The billboard, the second one with this dictum, […]

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