Press Releases

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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Nontheists Applaud The Announcement of a Congressional Freethought Caucus

Washington, DC –Today, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Jerry McNerney (D-CA), and Dan Kildee (D-MI) announced the formation of the first-ever Congressional Freethought Caucus. The mission of the caucus is to promote public policy based on reason and science, to protect the secular character of our government, and to champion the value of …

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Secular Americans Name New Hampshire Legislation The “Worst State Bill” in the Country

Washington, D.C.– Today the Secular Coalition for America and American Atheists announced that a New Hampshire bill, HB 1787, has won the title of “Worst State Bill in America.” The legislation would allow health care workers and institutions to refuse to provide necessary medical care to patients if doing so conflicts with the provider’s religious …

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