FFRF Featured in New York Times

In case you missed it, there was a fantastic article about the Freedom From Religion Foundation in the New York Times on Saturday. They were featured because of their recent court victory in which a judge declared the National Day of Prayer unconstitutional. The court ruling drew fire from the private National Day of Prayer [Read More...]

Behind the Scenes: FFRF’s Dan Barker on The Daily Show

In case you missed it, about a month ago, the Freedom From Religion Foundation‘s co-president Dan Barker appeared on The Daily Show to talk about the group’s campaign to fight the Mother Teresa stamp. Here’s how it played out: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c [Read more...]

Liveblogging FFRF on The Daily Show

Alright, I’m jealous that Dan Barker has met Jason Jones. They’re mocking FFRF. But it’s pretty damn funny. Dan Barker comes off looking intelligent and level-headed and reasonable about what they are trying to accomplish and what they reasonably can accomplish. Ooh… Barker now comes off attacking Mother Teresa. Which is tough to do without [Read More...]

FFRF on The Daily Show Tonight?

The Freedom From Religion Foundation‘s Dan Barker may make a brief appearance on tonight’s episode of The Daily Show. Segments change depending on the news so it’s not a done deal, but keep an eye out for it tonight. The question I don’t know the answer to: Why will he be on there…? Any theories? [Read more...]

FFRF Essay Competitions Announced

The Freedom From Religion Foundation just announced their 2010 essay competition topics. Anyone can enter and the prize money is pretty sweet. Each first-place winner gets $2,000; second-place gets $1,000; third-place gets $500; and it goes from there. College-bound high school seniors are asked to write on the topics of either “The Harm of Religion” [Read More...]