FFRF partners with Black Skeptics of LA to award $10,000 in scholarships

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is giving $10,000 in scholarship awards to four students in partnership with Black Skeptics of Los Angeles, an African-American atheist community group.For the fourth year in a row, FFRF has divided its $10,000 annual Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award between fo

FFRF directs MPS Board’s attention to mishandling of church/state case

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is directing the Milwaukee School Board’s attention to poor handling of complaints to the Milwaukee Public School District over a proselytizing substitute teacher.This February, FFRF sent a letter to the former superintendent after a local complainant reported th

FFRF objects to Kissimmee mayor’s call for prayer

The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a national state/church watchdog, is asking the mayor of Kissimmee, Fla., to rescind an unconstitutional proclamation calling for prayer, and to cancel an upcoming city prayer event.Mayor Jose A. Alvarez Alvarez signed a proclamation on Aug. 7 declaring 40 days

Call your senators today to delay Kavanaugh confirmation hearing

In a desperate rush to push through an unvetted nominee before a contentious election, the Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in three weeks, on September 4.As the Freedom From Religion Foundation has detailed, Kavanaugh will be a disaster fo

FFRF safeguards constitutional rights in Ohio courthouse

The Freedom From Religion Foundation applauds a Knox County (Ohio) judge for halting religious activity in his courtroom after its unconstitutionality was called to his attention.FFRF, a national state/church watchdog, had received a report from a concerned Mount Vernon citizen that Judge Richard We

FFRF objects to religious patches on Shelby County sheriffs uniforms

The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a national state/church watchdog, is formally objecting to religious patches on Shelby County, Ohio officer uniforms.After receiving a complaint about the patches, which say “For God and Country,” FFRF sent a letter to the Sheriff’s Office requesting the patches

FFRF awards $10,550 in students of color 2018 essay contest

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is proud to announce the 15 winners of the 2018 David Hudak Memorial Students of Color Essay Competition for College Students. FFRF has paid out a total of $10,550 in award money for this year’s contest.College students of color were asked to write a personal, pe

FFRF urges unity and condemns racist “alt-right” rally

The Freedom From Religion Foundation strongly denounces the upcoming Aug. 12 “Unite The Right” rally in Washington, D.C. FFRF encourages its members and supporters in the area to attend a peaceful counter-protest as a message to hate-mongering white supremacists that their racist ideology will never

Project Blitz targets schoolchildren with godly agenda

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is warning that at least nine state legislatures are promoting or even forcing display of a religious motto in public schools. As a captive audience of young, impressionable students return to classes for the new fall term, they may be greeted with signs, posters