Press Releases

MEDIA ALERT: Nontheists to Converge on Capitol Hill

Washington, DC – Tomorrow, nonreligious Americans from across the country will march on Capitol Hill to meet with members of Congress as part of the Secular Coalition for America’s 2017 Lobby Day. Attendees will urge their representatives to support the reintroduction of the Do No Harm Act and commit to protecting the Johnson Amendment. The …

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Secular Coalition: Religion Cannot be a Free Pass from Financial Accountability

Washington, DC– The Secular Coalition for America released a statement today criticizing the Supreme Court’s ruling in Advocate Health Care Network. v. Stapleton. The case centered around whether for-profit religiously-affiliated hospitals should be exempt from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), which ensures that employee pension plans meet certain basic requirements and are adequately …

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Oregon Governor Signs Bill Giving Equal Rights to Secular Celebrants

Salem, Oregon– The Secular Coalition for Oregon applauded Governor Kate Brown today for signing HB 2113 into law, which allows for secular celebrants to legally solemnize marriages. The bill was introduced in response to lobbying efforts by the Secular Coalition for Oregon. Statement by Brian Harvey, Chair of the Secular Coalition for Oregon “Today marks …

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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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