FFRF Loses Challenge to Stop Arizona Day of Prayer

Back in January, FFRF sued Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to stop her from holding another Day of Prayer (PDF). The problem with suing on principle — “It’s unconstitutional” — is that courts don’t always care. They want to know if you’ve been injured in some way. That’s why it’s so hard to get “Under God” removed [Read More...]


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Arkansas Water Park Makes Atheists Pay More Than Christians

That’s not how the people at Willow Springs Water Park were spinning it, though. They said church groups could get a $5 discount per child on Mondays — a discount no other group received: Leifel Jackson, executive director of the charitable Reaching Our Children and Neighborhoods (ROCAN), asked the water park if the discount would [Read More...]


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A Spotlight on Freethought

According to the note at the beginning of the video, the Freedom From Religion Foundation has aired the following video on public television stations nationwide. In fact, it’s about to air “500 times in the next three months and reach three million people.” While I really like the commentary, the whole clip looks like one [Read More...]


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FFRF Awards 12-year-old $1,000 Scholarship and Activist Award

There have already been a couple of posts on this site about how the Hamilton County Commissioners (in Tennessee) have been praying “in Jesus’ name” at meetings. 12-year-old Maia Disbrow was one of the people speaking out against the prayers. Here’s video of her speaking to the commissioners: Good morning. My name is Maia Disbrow, [Read More...]


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How the FFRF *Really* Operates

Dan Casey of The Roanoke Times wrote an article that is very entertaining if you take it sarcastically… and infuriating if you think he’s being serious. It’s a fictional account of what goes on behind-the-scenes at the Freedom From Religion Foundation: “Next we’ll hear from the atheist in charge of the Blue Ridge Mountains area. [Read More...]


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