Day: April 1, 2022

U.S. Congressman Says White Christian Nationalism was at the Heart of Jan. 6 Insurrection – Validating What MRFF Has Been Saying for Over 15 Years; Mikey Weinstein Reacts in New Video MRFF Admin Military Religious Freedom Foundation

Read More Military Religious Freedom Foundation “White Christian Nationalism was at the heart of the January 6 insurrection. Members of Congress have a duty to stand against this violent ideology and protect the separation of church and state.”— U.S. Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) Click to read and watch (1:51) video

Atheists to Supreme Court: Allowing Coach’s 50-Yard Line Prayers Threatens Free Speech Rights of All Americans American Atheists American Atheists

Read More American Atheists Washington, D.C.—Today, the religious equality watchdog American Atheists filed an amicus brief in Kennedy v. Bremerton, a Supreme Court case that could require public schools to allow teachers, staff, and coaches to engage in coercive prayers with students. At issue in this case is the conduct of Joseph Kennedy, a former …

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FFRF files Supreme Court brief against praying Coach Kennedy lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation The Freedom From Religion Foundation, joined by a coalition of secular organizations, has filed a compelling amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of a praying football coach who has achieved national notoriety.  The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of …

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Judaism: Naturalism, Neurology, and Narrative,Nicole Scott,Free Inquiry

We may have been brought up as Christians in Christian households—our parents and grandparents may have been Christians—yet now we are not Christians at all. There is no contradiction in that assertion, which is, furthermore, true. I am an example of someone nurtured in that way yet one who is not a Christian—who is, indeed, …

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Reconsidering Secular Support of the Wolf Act: The Example of Cuba,Nicole Scott,Free Inquiry

In 2016, Congress passed the Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act, a.k.a. Public Law 114-281. Section 2 of the Act—an amendment to the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) of 1998—conveyed Congress’s “revised” view that “freedom of thought, conscience and religion is understood to protect theistic and non-theistic beliefs, and the right not to profess …

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Why There Is No Afterlife: A Systems Perspective,Nicole Scott,Free Inquiry

The survival instinct is strong within our species. Preservation of one’s existence is of supreme importance, and as social organisms, this concern for survival extends to others as well. In fact, it is reasonable to suspect that the impetus for the evolution of the concept of an afterlife was an attempt to reconcile the need …

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