August 7, 2018

By Andrew L. Seidel Director of Strategic Response Freedom From Religion Foundation Rep. Mike Kelly, a devout Catholic and Notre Dame alum, likened the passage of the Affordable Care Act — the largest expansion of healthcare in 50 years — to the attack on Pearl Harbor, fumbling FDR’s famous line, saying, “I want you to remember August 1, 2012, the attack on our religious freedom. That is a date that will live in infamy along with those other dates.” He… Read more

August 3, 2018

Our big news of the week was that we sued a West Virginia city over its reciting of the Lord’s Prayer to begin its City Council meetings. Read more

July 27, 2018

We had a significant appeals court victory on behalf of the First Amendment and aggrieved parents, students and employees of a stubbornly religious California school board. Read more

July 26, 2018

Elizabeth Cavell Staff Attorney Freedom From Religion Foundation Once again, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is the subject of a conservative media feeding frenzy. This time it is over a complaint to an Ohio restaurant for its “church bulletin” discount. The Starters Cafe in Cheviot, Ohio, offered a 10 percent discount on Sundays to customers who brought in a church bulletin. The discount was marketed on Facebook to “all churchgoers, parishioners, and members of the congregation” and “valid for any… Read more

July 24, 2018

Israel’s newest law exposes the crack in its founding vision, marking a moment when the most fundamentalist factions in the country have succeeded. Read more

July 23, 2018

Here are a few of the responses from our very diverse and international listenership of Freethought Radio. Read more

July 20, 2018

That’s why in the Atlanta area, we put up a large billboard urging folks in the South’s most bustling metropolis to discover our nation’s foundational wall: the one separating state and religion. Read more

July 20, 2018

There’s an overwrought lovefest going on with Russia, and it’s not confined to the Sycophant in Chief. Read more

July 18, 2018

Originalism has plenty of critics, and for good reason, but rarely does an originalist judge demonstrate the hypocrisy of originalism as completely as Brett Kavanaugh did in a 2010 opinion involving atheists suing Chief Justice John Roberts over presidential inaugurations. To understand how hypocritical that opinion was, we first have to understand what it means to be an originalist. Read more

July 13, 2018

We were kept in a hectic state by President Trump’s announcement of his Supreme Court pick, even more so because he chose to do it in the evening, primetime style. Read more

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