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Trump Administration Empowers Health Care Workers To Prescribe Religion To Patients

The Secular Coalition for America released a statement today in response to the formation of a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights. According to its new web page, the stated purpose of the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division is to “restore federal enforcement …

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Trump Administration Empowers Health Care Workers To Prescribe Religion To Patients

Washington, DC — The Secular Coalition for America released a statement today in response to the formation of a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights. According to its new web page, the stated purpose of the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division is to …

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Secular Coalition: FEMA is not the Religious Right’s Personal Piggy Bank

Washington, DC — The Secular Coalition for America released a statement today condemning a new policy by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that gives houses of worship broader access to disaster relief funds. The new policy, unveiled in FEMA’s Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide says that the agency will revise its eligibility criteria …

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Tax Reform Bill Exposes the Religious Right’s Tactics and the Trump Administration’s Priorities

Washington, DC — The Secular Coalition for America released the following statement in response to President Trump signing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1). “The religious right and their allies in Congress tried to hijack the tax reform bill and use it as a vehicle to advance their policy priorities,” said Larry T. …

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Roy Moore’s Defeat Is A Victory for Religious Freedom

Washington, DC — The Secular Coalition for America released the following statement in response to Roy Moore’s defeat in the Alabama special election. “Roy Moore’s defeat is a victory for religious freedom,” said Larry T. Decker, Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America. “Moore campaigned on a platform of Christian supremacy, promising that if …

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National Nontheist Organizations Call Department Of Justice Memorandum on Religious Liberty A “Declaration of War”

Washington, DC — Yesterday, nineteen national organizations representing atheists, agnostics, humanists, and nontheistic Americans sent a letter to the House and Senate Judiciary Committees regarding the “Memorandum on Religious Liberty” issued by the Department of Justice on October 6, 2017. Signatories to the letter include the Secular Coalition for America along with all 18 of the coalition’s …

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