Religious symbols installed on government property express an endorsement of religious viewpoints by the government. The Secular Coalition for America views publicly sanctioned religious symbols as a violation of the separation of church and state.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Secular Coalition for America today applauded the support of the National Day of Reason by lawmakers at the federal and local levels and urges all Americans to support the constitutional principal of church-state separation by recognizing the annual observance. Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Secular Coalition for America today released its 2011 Congressional Report Card. A majority of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives earned failing grades on seven issues related to religious liberty and discrimination against nontheistic and secular Americans. Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Secular Coalition for America today lambasted a proposed House resolution “expressing support for designation of the first weekend of May as Ten Commandments Weekend” as a misguided proposal that distracts House members from more important public policy issues while encouraging government support of particular religious beliefs – in violation of America’s founding principles.
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Reaffirming National Motto: Divisive Symbolism or Pressing Need? "In God We Trust" resolution is sparking controversy. by Billy House, National Journal Wednesday, March 23, 2011 | 2:45 p.m. Read more »
On March 17, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee approved House Concurrent Resolution 13, a measure that would unnecessarily reaffirm the divisive phrase “In God We Trust” as our national motto and encourage its display in all public and government buildings. The resolution will now go to the full House of Representatives for a vote. Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Judiciary Committee today approved House Concurrent Resolution 13, which would unnecessarily reaffirm the divisive term “In God We Trust” as the nation’s official motto and encourage its public display in all public buildings, public schools, and government institutions. The resolution will now be sent to the full House for a vote. Read more »