Our Constitution and civil rights laws promote freedom of conscience and prohibit discrimination based on religion. The Secular Coalition for America opposes the use of religious tests for access to employment and services.
WASHINGTON, DC-The Secular Coalition for America is disappointed at the recent decision by the Boy Scouts of America to continue its policy of discrimination against nontheists and the LGBT community. Read more »
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 »
The Secular Coalition for America, along with 39 other religious, secular, and interfaith groups, advocacy organizations, legal and community groups sent a letter to the Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security raising concerns about the hearing targeting American Muslims. View the full letter below.
JUNE 11, 2012 - Tomorrow North Dakota voters will have the chance to add an amendment to your state’s constitution via the ballot initiative, Measure Three, or the so-called “Religious Freedom Amendment”—but voter beware: it’s not what it sounds like. We urge you to vote “No” on Measure Three—and encourage your friends and family to do the same. Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Secular Coalition today urged the Virginia State Senate not to pass Virginia House Bill No. 189, a bill to that would add “religious refusal” language to the existing laws governing child placement agencies. Read more »