Press Releases

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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Is President Trump Planning a Monument to the War on Christmas?

A humorous article was just a seasonal jape, but not quite in the way that many readers recognized. ON 30 March 2018, the Secular Coalition for America published an article reporting that the Trump administration was planning to construct a monument “hailing the end of the War on Christmas”: Washington, DC — Today, the Trump Administration unveiled …

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President Trump Announces Plans To Build A Monument Commemorating the War on Christmas

Washington, DC — Today, the Trump Administration unveiled plans to construct a monument hailing the end of the War on Christmas. The new memorial will make good on President Trump’s promise to bring about a peaceful resolution to the nearly 20-year contrived conflict. “President Trump is proud to declare victory in the War on Christmas,” …

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