Press Releases

Secular Coalition for America Calls Sessions Unfit to Serve As Attorney General

Washington, DC– The Secular Coalition for America has released a statement opposing the appointment of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to the office of Attorney General. Statement by Larry T. Decker, Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America “During his confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Jeff Sessions demonstrated that he is incapable …

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Secular Coalition Responds to Trump's Remarks At Liberty University

Washington, DC — The Secular Coalition for America released the following statement in response to a remark made by President Trump during his speech at Liberty University. In his speech, President Trump stated: “In America, we don’t worship government. We worship God.” Statement by Larry T. Decker, Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America …

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Nontheists Converge on Hartford to Lobby Connecticut Lawmakers

Hartford, CT– Yesterday the Secular Coalition for Connecticut held a Lobby Day at the state capitol. The occasion brought nontheists from across Connecticut together to lobby their state representatives and senators in support of secular and science-based public policy. “It was great to see so many participants at our first Secular Advocacy Day in Connecticut,” …

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Secular Coalition for Oregon Celebrates Milestone Victory For Nonreligious Couples

Salem, Oregon– The Secular Coalition for Oregon won a major legislative victory today following the Senate’s passage of HB 2113, which allows for secular celebrants to legally solemnize marriages. This marks the first time a bill of this kind has been passed by a state legislature. Oregon Governor Kate Brown is expected to sign the …

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Secular Coalition: Trump’s Executive Order is the Epitome of Religious Privilege

Washington, DC– The Secular Coalition for America has released a statement today condemning President Trump’s executive order on “religious liberty.” “The executive order signed by President Trump today is nothing more than a decree of religious privilege,” said Larry T. Decker, Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America. “This executive order is a twisted …

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Secular Coalition Says the Equality Act is “Necessary and Long Overdue”

Washington, DC– The Secular Coalition for America released the following statement today in response to Congress reintroducing the Equality Act, which would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Statement by Larry T. Decker, Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America “The principle that everyone deserves equal protection under the law is …

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Members of the press seeking a comment or an interview can direct all inquiries to our Communications Associate & Spokesman Casey Brescia at (845) 380-6201, Casey@Secular.org

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