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A Supreme Court giant leaves behind an inspiring legacy

The United States has lost one of the most brilliant and compassionate judges in our nation’s history. The famously empathetic Justice John Paul Stevens, who died just eight months shy of becoming the first 100-year-old former Supreme Court justice, continued to fiercely advocate for individual righ

FFRF probes ‘week of ministry’ in Michigan schools

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has written to three Michigan school districts after they invited missionaries to hold assemblies in their schools.This past spring, a group called The Conquerors International Strength Team held a “week of ministry” through the Riverside Church in Three Rivers,

New VA religious decree wrongheaded, FFRF asserts

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is strenuously objecting to new VA rules on religious displays.The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced a change to its directive on “Religious Symbols in VA Facilities.” A July 3 VA news release suggests that the policy changes are meant to “pr

Is the State Department using ‘God-given rights’ to trample human rights? FFRF wants to know.

The State Department is setting up a religiously inclined commission, and the Freedom From Religion Foundation is determined to figure out what it’s all about.The state/church watchdog is seeking records for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s new “Commission on Unalienable Rights.” FFRF is concerned t

Circuit court ruling on Trump’s social media implicates Ala. sheriff

A recent judgment regarding President Trump’s use of social media has increased legal liability for the Covington sheriff who routinely uses an official sheriff’s department social media account to promote Christianity, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is advising.Last week, the 2nd U.S. Circuit

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