FFRF Will Air a Church/State Separation TV Ad on CBS This Weekend

Barring any schedule changes or bumps, the Freedom From Religion Foundation will be airing the following ad featuring John F. Kennedy‘s famous line about church/state separation during Sunday’s “CBS Sunday Morning” as well as Monday’s “CBS Evening News.” It’s set to air nationwide, and if you don’t see it this Sunday, it’ll air the following [Read More...]

Cost to Spread Hate at a Public School? $2,000

***Update***: The principal of the high school has resigned in the wake of this scandal: Dunkerton Superintendent Jim Stanton informed the Waterloo-Ceder Falls Courier about the resignation. [Principal Mike] Cooper will remain on the job until the end of the school year. Cooper has not been willing to issue any statements. … A Christian group [Read More...]

Valley High School’s Ten Commandments Monument Needs to Be Removed

How would you like to see this when you walk into your public high school every day? That’s the Ten Commandments monument sitting outside Valley High School in New Kensington, Pennsylvania (not far from Pittsburgh). How does that even *happen*?! (Won’t someone think of the lawsuits?!) The Freedom From Religious Foundation is — They sent [Read More...]

FFRF Debuts ‘This Is What An Atheist Looks Like’ Campaign

Here’s the first billboard in the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s new “This is what an atheist looks like” campaign: Grace, a member of FFRF, won her place on the billboard by entering a submission in FFRF’s “virtual billboard” online app, in which atheists, agnostics and other nonbelievers place their photo, a short statement, and name [Read More...]

Oklahoma House of Representatives Turns Into a House of Worship

At the start of the Oklahoma state legislature’s sessions, they invite a pastor to speak before the elected officials. It’s a part of the official business. On March 1st (PDF), Rep. George Faught invited Pastor Bill Ledbetter of Fairview Baptist Church to speak to the House of Representatives. And… well… you should just watch this: [Read More...]