Congressional Freethought Caucus

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    Promotes public policy formed on the basis of reason, science, and moral values.

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    Protects the secular character of our government by adhering to the strict Constitutional principle of the separation of church and state.

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    Opposes discrimination against atheists, agnostics, humanists, seekers, religious and nonreligious persons, and to champion the value of freedom of thought and conscience worldwide.

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    Provides a forum for members of Congress to discuss their moral frameworks, ethical values, and personal religious journeys.

The Congressional Freethought Caucus was founded by Representatives Huffman and Raskin in April, 2018.

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The Secular Coalition for America was honored to have the co-chairs of the Congressional Freethought Caucus
address our annual Members Meeting in February 2022.

Second Sitting Member of Congress Comes Out As A Nontheist

November 9, 2017

Today, Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA) made history as the second sitting Member of Congress in history to come out as a nontheist. Huffman said he was inspired to be honest about his secular identity because of the “negative ways” the Trump Administration was using religion. In the Washington Post, Huffman explains: “I don’t believe in …

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