A Setback in the War on Christmas

The town of Warren, Michigan put up a Nativity Scene in the Atrium of City Hall this past winter, so, naturally, the Freedom From Religion Foundation asked Mayor James R. Fouts to put up one of their own signs: “At this season of the Winter Solstice, let reason prevail. There are no gods, no devils, [Read More...]

School Rejects High School Atheist Group… Then Accepts It After FFRF Calls Them Out On It

The latest issue of Freethought Today (May, 2012) tells a wonderful story of a student who tried to begin an atheist group at his high school… only to have it denied. That’s when FFRF stepped in. … Colin Muller, a junior at George Walton Comprehensive High School in Marietta, Ga., was denied approval from his [Read More...]

South Carolina Student Trying to Stop High School Graduation Prayer Gets More Media Attention

If you haven’t been paying attention for the last few days, you can catch up and check out Max Nielson‘s story here, here, and here.  He’s a student who tried to put a stop to his public high school’s graduation prayer and the story has reached SourceFed!     Max also had an interview with another [Read More...]

South Carolina Student Files Lawsuit Against School District

Yesterday. Max Nielson filed a lawsuit (PDF) with the help of FFRF against Lexington/Richland District 5 on the grounds that the prayer that was to happen during his graduation would be unconstitutional. There was a vote by the senior class earlier in the semester to determine whether or not to have a prayer during graduation, but [Read More...]

South Carolina Superintendent Chooses To Go Forward with High School Graduation Prayer

Last week, Max Nielson contacted the Freedom From Religion Foundation to file a complaint against Irmo High School in Columbia, South Carolina. Irmo has a long standing tradition on holding a vote among the seniors as to whether or not to have a prayer during the graduation ceremony. The school district ignored the cease and [Read More...]


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