FFRF probes Tulsa Public Schools religious proselytization scheme

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is investigating a number of troubling constitutional violations in Tulsa Public Schools.A concerned community member reported to FFRF that the district allows religious leaders to access to its elementary schools during the day to proselytize to young students.

FFRF debuts law essay contest; $10,000 in prize money

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

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

Steven Pinker’s FFRF ad airs nationally on Colbert this week

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

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,

FFRF calls for end to UK coach’s unconstitutional religious promotion

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is calling attention to serious First Amendment violations involving Matthew Mitchell, University of Kentucky’s head women’s basketball coach.Following numerous instances of religious proselytization by Mitchell, FFRF has written to University of Kentucky Preside

Celebrate National Coming Out Day

Join FFRF’s Out of the ClosetVirtual Billboard CampaignAt the Freedom From Religion Foundation, we consider every day a “coming out day” for freethought! But this Saturday, March 23, has been declared an international “Coming Out Day” for atheists and other nonbelievers, and we’d like to invite you

FFRF requests removal of religion from Arkansas curriculum

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is urging the Arkansas Department of Education to address the unconstitutional religious promotion included in an online health class it offers.A concerned parent of an Arkansas public high school student reported to FFRF that their child’s online health course,