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Freedom From Religion

How to Break Free from Organized Religion

Steve McSwain | Posted 08.19.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Thee purpose of all religion is to free you, and to bring order out of chaos. When a religion ceases to free you, you need freedom from religion.

Hunter Stuart

High School Football Coach In Hot Water For Praying With Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion

One North Carolina town has become the latest battleground over First Amendment rights after a local school football coach was ordered to stop partici...

These Atheists Rejected Their Government Tax Break

USA Today | Bob Smietana | Posted 08.21.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The federal government wants to give Annie Laurie Gaylor a tax break for leading the Freedom from Religion Foundation. But Gaylor, an outspok...

iAtheist: Being Godless in America

Walker Bragman | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

I was deeply disturbed by the news that the House had passed a measure to bar the Defense Department from appointing atheist military chaplains, but I...

The First Amendment Goes Both Ways

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 10.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

The fact that the First Amendment goes both ways, providing freedom of religion and freedom from religion, is important to have at the ready the next time someone confuses including LGBT Americans in the "liberty and justice for all" part of the Pledge of Allegiance with an attack on religion.

A Christian Gives Thanks That America Is Not A Christian Nation

Parker J. Palmer | Posted 01.24.2012 | Religion
Parker J. Palmer

As a Christian who does his best to take reason as seriously as I take faith, I find it impossible to understand America as a "Christian nation" -- and I believe that there are vibrant possibilities in the fact that it is not.

'Worship Rally' At Public School Gets Strong Response

AP | SUSANNE M. SCHAFER | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The video showed children waving arms rhythmically as a Christian rapper called B-SHOC performs on stage in a darkened gym. The...

WATCH: Va. Students Defy School Board, Post 10 Commandments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

UPDATE: Since this story was first posted, it has been clarified that Giles High School is in Virginia, not West Virginia. The article has been update...