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FFRF debuts law essay contest; $10,000 in prize money
03/25/2019

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is delighted to announce its 2019 inaugural essay contest for law students with more than $10,000 in prize money.The topic is “What’s wrong with ‘religious exemption or refusal’ laws?” and it’s as timely as can be. State legislatures across the country are consid

FFRF testifies against prayer at DuPage board meetings
03/25/2019

Freedom From Religion Foundation attorneys will be testifying tomorrow morning, Tuesday, March 26, before the DuPage County Board in Wheaton, Ill., against prayer at board meetings.A motion has been introduced to eliminate such invocations from the County Board’s regular order of business. FFRF Staf

Arkansas Education Dept. removes religion from health curriculum, following FFRF complaint
03/25/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education has followed a recommendation from the Freedom From Religion Foundation in ensuring the removal of religious promotion from its online health curriculum.FFRF wrote a letter of complaint to the district expressing the concerns of a parent of an Arkansas public hig

Steven Pinker’s FFRF ad airs nationally on Colbert this week
03/25/2019

Steven Pinker’s ad endorsing the Freedom From Religion Foundation will air nationally today, Tuesday and Wednesday on CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” 11:35 p.m. Eastern.The distinguished Harvard professor and best-selling author urges viewers to join FFRF in its fight to prevent religion

Six-week abortion bans are a state/church issue
03/22/2019

On Thursday, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant became the most recent governor to sign into law a punitive bill that is popping up in states around the country. The bill bans abortion once doctors are able to detect a fetal heartbeat, which can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.Similar bills,

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