What bigger entity to take on than Congress? Read more

The argument that Pence himself is driving people away from religion is obviously ridiculous, but far less so than Pence’s claim about Trump. In fact, the virulent strain of Christianity to which Pence adheres — a strain that believes it has a god-given right to use the machinery of the state to impose itself on other citizens — might actually be driving the younger generation away from religion. The anti-gay, anti-equality, anti-woman, racist religion that Pence openly preaches repels the more tolerant millennials and Generation Z-ers. Unlike Pence’s claim, there’s research to back this idea up. Read more

The United States seems determined nowadays to show its worst face to the world. Read more

We’ve been in quite an (un)biblical frame of mind lately here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Read more

There’s an old legal adage that’s been reworked many times over. When you don’t have the law, argue the facts. When you don’t have the facts, argue the law. In none of its permutations does the quote end: “and when you’ve got nothing, just list off a bunch of names.” But that’s ADF’s brief. It is the longest legal brief I’ve ever seen and is neither brief, nor truly legal. It’s a cudgel, meant to stun the judges into ignoring the law. Read more

We at the Freedom From Religion Foundation have been involved in a lot of landmark moments lately. Read more

A part of the work we do here at FFRF is to keep an eagle eye on the constitutional wall of separation. This week, our vigilance bore fruit. Read more

But none of the personal twaddle means the case is important. Or that it has a big impact. However, FFRF’s case against Morris County, in which we successfully blocked millions of taxpayer dollars flowing to churches, is particularly meaningful, given a concerted attack against state constitutional provisions barring taxpayer aid to churches. Read more

This is a personal statement about the disturbing allegations in yesterday’s BuzzFeed article concerning David Silverman, until yesterday president of American Atheists. Read more

Who says that art and activism don’t go together? We had proof this week at the Freedom From Religion Foundation that the two, indeed, can be combined gracefully. Read more

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