Tag Archives: Freedom From Religion Foundation

Atheist Group Loses Bid To Give US House Invocation

Courthouse News reports: Congress has the right to hold a prayer at the start of each legislative day, and can reject an atheist’s request to give the invocation without violating the Establishment Clause, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer, a George W. Bush appointee, said Wednesday the House chaplain’s refusal to invite an avowed atheist to deliver ...

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Atheist Mom Get Death Threats After School Forced To Remove Ten Commandments Monument [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A Pennsylvania school district has agreed to remove a granite Ten Commandments monument from outside a high school and pay $164,000 in legal fees to settle a federal lawsuit. The Freedom From Religion Foundation said it received a signed settlement Tuesday from the New Kensington-Arnold School District saying it will relocate the 6-foot-high monolith from near ...

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Pat Robertson: Satan Is Behind The Battle To Maintain The Separation Of Church And State [VIDEO]

But you knew that. Right Wing Watch recaps the response to the above viewer question: Robertson said that such groups exclusively target Christians because “they understand Christianity is where the power is — the power doesn’t exist in Islam, the power doesn’t exist in Baha’i or any of these fringe religions.” “They fight against Christianity because Christianity touches the souls ...

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Atheist Group To Post Message To GOP Convention

Via press release: The Freedom From Religion Foundation and its Cleveland chapter are mounting an impressive 14-by-48-foot message to the Republican National Convention: Keep church and state separate. That message on a highway billboard comes from an unexpected source: President Ronald Reagan. “We establish no religion in this country . . . Church and state are, and must remain, separate,” ...

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Freedom From Religion Foundation Runs Full-Page Anti-RFRA Message In NYT

The above message ran in Sunday’s New York Times.

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Pat Robertson Has The Air Force Sadz

Pat Robertson is denouncing the Air Force for caving to “one little Jewish radical” and dropping its “so help me God” oath requirement. That Jewish radical, Mikey Weinstein, responds at Friendly Atheist: “Pat Robertson is to human dignity and sanity and integrity and character what dog shit is to a fine French restaurant on the menu.” Snork!

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Tony Perkins Vs Penn State

Responding to complaints from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Penn State has reportedly removed Gideon bibles from its campus lodging. Tony Perkins is ever so pissed. Via press release: In a wild misrepresentation of the Old Testament, FFRF claims the Bible calls for “killing nonbelievers, apostates, gays, ‘stubborn sons,’ and women who are not virgins on their wedding nights.” According ...

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In Today’s New York Times

The Freedom From Religion Foundation published the above message in a full-page New York Times ad today. Full-screen version here.

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Ron Reagan: I’m A Lifelong Atheist And I’m Not Afraid Of Burning In Hell

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WISCONSIN: Vandal Crumples Atheism Sign At State Capitol Building

The Freedom From Religion Foundation reports that a vandal tried to crumple the above sign at the Wisconsin Capitol Building in Madison. The FFRF posted their message to counter an Easter display erected by the Concernstipated Women. They have posted an additional message next to the sign: Why is this sign so mutilated? Somebody, presumably somebody who disagreed with our ...

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Freedom From Religion Foundation: Boycott Hobby Lobby Over SCOTUS Suit

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Atheists Strike Back In Times Square

Mediaite reports: Responding to a Times Square digital billboard taunting atheists over the existence of God, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is blaring a message of its own. Earlier this week, the evangelical group Answers in Genesis bought ad space in New York City’s tourist-congested Times Square, as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles, proclaiming, “To all of our ...

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FFRF Slams “Lord’s Prayer” Student

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has issued a statement about the South Carolina public high school student who recited the Lord’s Player during his valedictorian address. The Freedom From Religion Foundation is placing the blame for a string of problematic religious violations in Pickens County schools, Pickens S.C., upon its prayerful Board of Education. [snip] “The valedictorian who so insensitively ...

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Texas Cheerleaders Win Court Battle

A Texas court has ruled that public high school cheerleaders may display banners which claim that God wants their team to win. District Judge Steve Thomas Wednesday ruled that the Kountze Independent School District cannot prevent the displays. The controversy began when the cheerleading squad at Kountze High School was ordered by the superintendent to stop displaying the banners. The ...

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Atheist Group Sues Congress To Remove “In God We Trust” From Currency

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has filed a lawsuit demanding that “In God We Trust” be removed from all US currency.  The plaintiffs’ claim that the motto is offensive and forces atheists, agnostics, secular humanists, freethinkers and skeptics to bear a religious message they don’t agree with, and are thus forced, when using U.S. currency, to make a false declaration ...

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