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FFRF lauds New York’s enlargement of window for clergy sex abuse survivors
08/12/2020

The Freedom From Religion Foundation applauds New York lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo for passing a law that gives the survivors of child sexual abuse more time to bring civil cases against their abusers.New York had already expanded the statute of limitations for these actions until Jan. 14 of nex

FFRF alerts IRS, once again, to Pastor Jeffress’ brazen politicking
08/11/2020

The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s complaint to the IRS over a prominent evangelical’s illegal politicking has not only made national news — but the pastor’s comments have formed the basis for yet another request for an IRS investigation.FFRF first wrote the IRS alerting it to Vice President Mik

FFRF’s answer to Speaker Pelosi: Action, not prayer
08/11/2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this Sunday placed on her official congressional homepage a prayer called “A Responsive Prayer for Justice.” Unfortunately, nothing fails like prayer, to repeat a phrase Freedom From Religion Foundation’s principal founder Anne Nicol Gaylor famously coined. Co-President Da

FFRF condemns Nigerian Shariah court’s blasphemy death sentence
08/11/2020

The Freedom From Religion Foundation strongly denounces a Nigerian court’s recent imposition of the death penalty on a young composer for the supposed crime of blasphemy.A Nigerian Shariah court recently sentenced Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, a 22-year-old musician, to death by hanging. The charges come as

Get rid of bigot from seal, FFRF urges Ventura County
08/11/2020

The Freedom From Religion Foundation commends Ventura County, Calif., for the likely removal from its seal of a religious extremist who persecuted indigeneous people.The Ventura County Board of Supervisors is considering redesigning the official seal, which may include the elimination of an image of