On Religious Freedom Day, pondering the gay wedding cake controversy

The freedom of belief is absolute. The freedom to act on those beliefs is not. Religious conduct can and must be burdened by civil laws, especially those that protect the rights of others. Read more

Weekly Report: Our engines are running

It may be early in the year but our engines here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation are already fully running. Read more

Weekly Wrap: A strong start to the year

We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation are having a strong start to the year. Read more

Weekly Wrap: Let’s keep the freethought banner flying!

The year may be drawing to a close, but we here at the FFRF are still going at it. Read more

Trump’s Cabinet prayer and pressure on press

By Andrew L. Seidel Director of Strategic Response Freedom From Religion Foundation 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 may be the only ones—Maybe a good solid prayer and they’ll [gesturing to… Read more

Cal Thomas’ bizarre notion of peace

Cal Thomas has been one of the most widely syndicated columnists in the country, and yet his writings have never made a lick of sense to me. Read more

Weekly Wrap: Having Solstice fun as we advocate

Many folks may be taking it easy this time of the year, but we at the FFRF are working as hard — if not harder. Read more

Janet Benshoof: A freedom fighter for women who opposed religious tyranny

I opened my New York Times today to be greeted with the sad news that “Janet Benshoof, Women’s Champion, Dies at 70.” Read more

Gaylor to Gillibrand: Your bible is even worse than Trump!

It’s courageous to stand up to a sexist & lewd president, yet unfortunate that your participation in a congressional bible study blesses a book that smeared women for millennia. Read more

’Tis the season . . . for clueless pious politicians

I recently signed and mailed almost 200 greeting cards commemorating Bill of Rights Day last Friday to Texas legislators on behalf of the FFRF. Read more

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