February 22, 2019

This week here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation, we had to show our adeptness in a range of subjects and in a wide variety of media environments. Read more

February 21, 2019

By Annie Laurie Gaylor Co-President Freedom From Religion Foundation As someone who grew up in the 1960s and ’70s, I well remember the columns and columns of newsprint that used to be devoted to extolling huge families and women breeders in periodicals of the era. “Mother of the Year” awards in countless religious (mostly Roman Catholic) and even civic groups would invariably go to the dutiful housewife with the most children; 12 and 14 kids were not unusual. Photographs featuring… Read more

February 20, 2019

In honor of Black History Month, below are highlights of some of the many distinguished African-Americans, past and present, who have made known their dissent from religion. Read more

February 15, 2019

Some weeks, we delve into somber issues — leavened with occasional levity — and this was one of those weeks here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Read more

February 15, 2019

Fact-checkers surprisingly overlooked President Trump’s breathtakingly false claim at last week’s National Prayer Breakfast that “extending the vote for women” was “led by people of faith and started in prayer.” Read more

February 8, 2019

It’s amazing how much we’re able to accomplish in an average week here at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. We strongly objected to two pet obsessions of the Religious Right on national display in recent days. Read more

February 7, 2019

I’m accustomed to being a villain. As an attorney at the Freedom From Religion Foundation, it’s part of our job description. We’re used to being unjustly vilified. Read more

February 1, 2019

In the service of our mission, we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation were more resilient than the U.S. Postal Service in enduring the polar vortex. Read more

January 28, 2019

It is very difficult to teach the bible objectively and critically, as the First Amendment would require. For instance, when the class comes to the four gospels that so few Americans can name, the only objective educated position is that Jesus was not born of a virgin, that this clear myth results from a mistranslation of the Hebrew word almah meaning “young girl,” not virgin. This was mistranslated into Greek as parthenos, “virgin,” even though there is a different Hebrew word for virgin. Read more

January 25, 2019

Our spirits have been further bolstered by a couple of recent victories. The Chino Valley School Board in California decided not to further challenge our appeals court victory to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more

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