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National Nontheist Organizations Issue Letter Opposing Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

Washington, DC — Today, eighteen national organizations representing atheists, agnostics, humanists, and nontheistic Americans delivered a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee urging them to reject the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. “Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination would be a wrecking ball to the vital separation between church and state,” said Representative Jared …

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Nontheists Respond To President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee: “Try Again”

Washington, DC — The Secular Coalition for America has released the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. Statement by Larry T. Decker, Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America “The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court reveals …

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Nontheists Achieve Historic Visibility At Libertarian Convention

Washington, DC — On Monday the Secular Coalition for America facilitated a Secular Caucus at the Libertarian Party’s national convention in New Orleans. The caucus served to organize secular Libertarians to discuss secular values and featured remarks from the newly elected Chair of the Secular Caucus, New Hampshire State Representative Brandon Phinney (NH-24), who openly …

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Secular Coalition Calls The Supreme Court’s Decision A Threat To Religious Freedom

Washington, DC — The Secular Coalition for America released a statement today condemning the Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Trump v. Hawaii. The decision upholds the third iteration of President Trump’s travel ban which prevents some (or all) immigrants, refugees, and visa holders from Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen …

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Nontheists Condemn Appointment of Tony Perkins to Religious Freedom Commission

Washington, DC — The Secular Coalition for America released a statement today in response to news that Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council (FRC), has been appointed to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The USCIRF is an independent, bipartisan U.S. federal government …

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White House Sets Up Office To Rubber Stamp Religious Right’s Agenda

Washington, DC — The Secular Coalition for America released a statement today in response to President Trump’s executive order establishing a new White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative. According to the White House, the new office will provide policy recommendations from faith-based and community programs on “more effective solutions to poverty” and inform the Administration …

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