Don't Miss
Home / Tag Archives: Freedom From Religion Foundation (page 4)

Tag Archives: Freedom From Religion Foundation

Feed Subscription

Atheist 'Rock Beyond Belief' festival approved by Fort Bragg

Atheist 'Rock Beyond Belief' festival approved by Fort Bragg

After about a year of wrangling, Fort Bragg’s Garrison Commander has approved the Rock Beyond Belief event, an alternate to Franklin Graham's "Rock the Fort" evangelical concert.  Despite calls by  Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the Freedom ...

Read More »

Liberty Counsel indicates several governors will be attending prayer rally; Says FFRF doesn't stand a chance in lawsuit against Perry prayer event; groups like ACLU have 'blackened hearts' and watchdogs like Right Wing Watch are 'cyber stalkers'

Liberty Counsel indicates several governors will be attending prayer rally; Says FFRF doesn't stand a chance in lawsuit against Perry prayer event; groups like ACLU have 'blackened hearts' and watchdogs like Right Wing Watch are 'cyber stalkers'

A national non-profit religious advocacy group says that the Freedom From Religion Foundation's lawsuit to stop Texas Gov. Rick Perry from attending his "The Response" prayer event in Houston on August 6 is frivolous and doesn't stand a chance. Liberty ...

Read More »

Inappropriate entanglement of government and religion: FFRF shines the spotlight on Gov. Perry's 'robocalls' for Christian prayer

Inappropriate entanglement of government and religion:  FFRF shines the spotlight on Gov. Perry's 'robocalls' for Christian prayer

Texans are receiving automated telephone calls from Governor Rick Perry urging them to join him in prayer on August 6.  According to the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), they are the smoking gun for evidence of Perry's entanglement of government ...

Read More »

TX Prayer Rally: American Family Association Vows to Defeat the Atheists and Sponsor Rally Regardless of Litigation

TX Prayer Rally:  American Family Association Vows to Defeat the Atheists and Sponsor Rally Regardless of Litigation

Yesterday, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) filed a lawsuit in federal court to stop Rick Perry from violating the Establishment Clause by working with the American Family Association (AFA) to promote an exclusively Christian prayer rally known as "The ...

Read More »

BREAKING: FFRF sues over TX Gov. Perry’s prayer rally

BREAKING:  FFRF sues over TX Gov. Perry’s prayer rally

BREAKING NEWS FROM FFRF:  As reported by numerous news sites and blogs, including this one, Texas Governor Rick Perry has surrounded himself with extremist Christians for "The Response," a prayer and fasting event he wants to hold on August 6 ...

Read More »

FFRF Calls for a Fraud Investigation Regarding Harold Camping and Family Radio Judgment Day Campaign

FFRF Calls for a Fraud Investigation Regarding Harold Camping and Family Radio Judgment Day Campaign

Over $100 million was spent on May 21 Judgment Day advertisements, and one group has called on a fraud investigation concerning Harold Camping and Family Radio.  From the news release: The Freedom From Religion Foundation wants California Attorney General Kamala ...

Read More »

Today Is The National Day of Reason – Westboro Baptist Church Plans Protest of ReasonFest

Today Is The National Day of Reason – Westboro Baptist Church Plans Protest of ReasonFest

Running parallel with today's National Day of Prayer is the National Day of Reason, an event that encourages the secular community to be visible and active  to set an example for how to effect positive change. Various National Day of ...

Read More »

National Day of Prayer Task Force Says There are Attacks on Freedom of Religion; that Most Americans Approve Christian Prayer Day

National Day of Prayer Task Force Says There are Attacks on Freedom of Religion; that Most Americans Approve Christian Prayer Day

Michael Calhoun, Director of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, joined Matt Friedeman to discuss the National Day of Prayer.  According to Friedeman, American Family Radio will head to Washington DC to join in prayer. According to Calhoun, there ...

Read More »

Freedom From Religion Foundation Urges Government Representatives to Refrain from Promoting Sectarian National Day of Prayer Events

Freedom From Religion Foundation Urges Government Representatives to Refrain from Promoting Sectarian National Day of Prayer Events

The  Freedom From Religion Foundation, a separation of church and state watchdog organization with over 16,000 members, has sent letters to officials to four different state governments opposing their endorsement of sectarian prayer events. Letters were sent to Governor Gary ...

Read More »

Turning the Tide: America's Irrational Hatred of Atheists and Free Thinkers

Turning the Tide:  America's Irrational Hatred of Atheists and Free Thinkers

The Washington Post published an article today about the discrimination that atheists face in America. Gregory Paul and Phil Zuckerman point out that atheists cannot join the Boy Scouts. Unbelieving soldiers are not sufficiently "spiritual" in military psychological evaluations. Theists ...

Read More »

US Court of Appeals Side-Steps Meat of the Constitutional Challenge to the National Day of Prayer

US Court of Appeals Side-Steps Meat of the Constitutional Challenge to the National Day of Prayer

Today a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago unanimously ruled 3-0 that the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and its plaintiffs do not have standing to continue their challenge of the 1952 congressional ...

Read More »

Poll: Should the government be declaring days of prayer?

Poll:  Should the government be declaring days of prayer?

The National Day of Prayer is scheduled for May 5, 2011. In a lawsuit brought by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, government sponsorship and endorsement of a National Day of Prayer was deemed unconstitutional in an April 15, 2010, ruling ...

Read More »

National Day of Prayer Task Force Releases Action-Packed Advertisement

National Day of Prayer Task Force Releases Action-Packed Advertisement

The National Day of Prayer is scheduled for May 5, 2011. The National Day of Prayer Task Force, which proclaims on its website that it is the "official site" even though it has nothing to do with any official governmental ...

Read More »
Scroll To Top