Have You Been Discriminated Against Because of Your Atheism?

The Secular Coalition for America is one of many groups fighting against things like Faith-Based Initiatives that allow religious groups to receive federal funding while at the same time letting them fire people who don’t adhere to their faith. It’s not right in so many ways. To fight this, it would be helpful to cite [Read More...]

Cozying Up to the National Organization for Marriage

When a newspaper reporter compliments you by saying you are, indeed, “sane,” it’s not saying very much. That’s how Washington Post reporter Monica Hesse described Brian Brown, the Executive Director of the National Organization for Marriage. That’s the group (in)famous for the “Gathering Storm” video and for using the acronym 2M4M to promote their anti-gay [Read More...]

Sean Faircloth’s Speech at the Secular Student Alliance 2009 Conference

At the Secular Student Alliance conference a few weeks ago, Sean Faircloth, the Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America spoke. You can check out the talk below. Faircloth talks about the dangers of faith-”healing” and faith-based initiatives, among many other topics, and what the rest of us need to do to fight back. [Read More...]

Ohio Public School District Values “Belief in God”; FFRF Responds

This is one of the many reasons I like the Freedom From Religion Foundation: Even when they could easily win a lawsuit, that is their last option. It’s partly strategic (FFRF resources can then be used on other cases) and partly sympathetic (Do you not know the law? Let us educate you). Lake Local Schools [Read More...]

Michele Bachmann’s Solution to the Health Care Crisis

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann was recently on a “teletownhall” meeting to spread lies about the health care bill in Washington. She also offered this solution: “That’s really where this battle will be won — on our knees in prayer and fasting,” she told the listeners. “Remember: faith without works is dead. So we’re asking you [Read More...]