The Secular Coalition for America supports personal autonomy and privacy in the exercise of reproductive rights. We oppose policies that impose ideological views of gender roles, contraception, abortion, and other reproductive matters.
The Secular Coalition does not take a stance on whether the government should mandate health care coverage. However, it is our position that if it does, there should be no religious exemptions provided. Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Secular Coalition for America supports the Obama Administration’s shift in policy announced today, that will allow employees of religiously affiliated employers to obtain contraceptive services free of charge, directly from insurance providers. Read more »
In 2012, voters will make a decision that will have a profound effect on our country: who will lead America through the year 2016. During a time when secular values are under constant attack by many religious leaders and political candidates, the Secular Coalition for America presents the 2012 Presidential Candidate Scorecard. Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Secular Coalition for America applauds the people of Mississippi for voting against Initiative 26, an amendment to the state constitution that would have defined a person as a human being “from the moment of fertilization.” Read more »
Despite assurances from congressional leadership and other leaders on reproductive health issues on Capitol Hill, the health care reform bill to be voted on Sunday will contain funding for abstinence-only sex education. The provision will force taxpayers to spend $50 million a year for states to spend on programs based, not on medical science, but on religious ideology. The Secular Coalition for America, the national advocacy organization representing secular Americans, expressed its deep disapproval over this reversal.
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