What Everyone Is Missing About Donald Trump’s Executive Order on “Religious Liberty”

Donald Trump’s executive order to repeal the Johnson Amendment may not have much legal weight, but we shouldn’t just ignore the very real (and very devastating) message it sends to all Americans.


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Register Now for the Secular Coalition for America’s Upcoming Lobby Day

If you live near Washington, D.C. or have the ability to travel there, consider registering for the Secular Coalition for America’s upcoming Lobby Day in June. It’s a chance to speak with your elected officials about matters involving church/state separation.


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How an Atheist Activist Found a Way to Herd Cats and Get a Seat at the Political Table

Over the course of an activist career that has included running for governor from South Carolina and helping create the Secular Coalition for America, Herb Silverman has never been content to merely promote his beliefs from a keyboard. He takes action in any way he can. His new book An Atheist Stranger in a Strange Religious Land compiles several essays he’s written on the subjects of politics, race, and culture.


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Fill Out Your Bracket for the Most Anti-Church/State Separation Bills in America

The Secular Coalition for America is once again taking 16 state bills that promote religion through the government and pitting them against each other in a March Madness-like tournament to determine the “Worst State Bill” in the country.

Bad Bill Madness Bracket

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The Atheist Lobby’s Leader in Washington Reflects on His First Year in the Position

It was just over a year ago that Larry T. Decker, a self-described “unaffiliated Christian” at the time, became the new Executive Director for the Secular Coalition for America, a lobbying group representing atheists on Capitol Hill. I spoke with him about the organization, what he’s learned, and what lies ahead for atheists interested in having a seat at the table in politics.


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