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.
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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September 22nd- The Secular Coalition for America is actively lobbying in opposition to two amendments proposed to the Senate Finance Committee's health care reform bill which will be voted on this week. Read more »
August 5th- The Secular Coalition for America, along with thirty-five other international and domestic advocacy groups, has sent letters to the Senate asking Senators to support an amendment included in the FY 2010 State Department, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations bill to permanently protect international family planning providers from the egregious Global Gag Rule. Read more »