Home » Entries posted by Secular Coalition for America
avatar
Stories written by Secular Coalition for America
is a 501(c)4 advocacy organization whose purpose is to amplify the diverse and growing voice of the nontheistic community in the United States. Our member organizations are established 501(c)3 nonprofits who serve atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers and other nontheistic Americans. Their purpose in founding the coalition was to formalize a cooperative structure for visible, unified activism to improve the civic situation of citizens with a naturalistic worldview. Learn more about us at secular.org.

Secular Coalition Delighted at Growing Constituency of “Nones”

As the Religiously Unaffiliated Population Grows, So Must Recognition by America’s Elected Leaders
Washington, DC—The Secular Coalition for America expressed enthusiasm at news of the growing constituency of unaffiliated Americans. A P…

Supporting Secularists in Southeast Asia – Casey Brescia
The freedom to express one’s beliefs is among the most basic human rights that governments are obliged to protect. That’s why the Secular Coalition for America met with the Office of …

Continue reading …

A year ago last Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled in Town of Greece v. Galloway1 that prayer at town council meetings was entirely constitutional. The Court found that legislative prayers only become unconstitutional if they are overtly sectarian or coe…

Continue reading …

By Susanne Werner, Chair of the Secular Coalition for North Carolina

The second annual Lobby Day at the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh was a resounding success with a well visited Lobby Table and a heavily scheduled day of meetings for our…

Continue reading …

When South Carolina leads a national story, it’s usually because of a horrible hurricane or racial incident. There hasn’t been a major hurricane lately in my hometown of Charleston, but North Charleston recently became the focus of national and interna…

Continue reading …

By Douglas Berger, Co-Chair, Secular Coalition for Ohio
I comment on the March 5 Dispatch article “ Religious-freedom case strikes delicate balance.” One fact that seems to be missing from coverage of Indiana’s Religiou…

Continue reading …

Pierre, South Dakota—After several weeks of voting, the award for “Worst State Bill” violating the separation of church and state has been given to South Dakota Senate Bill 114, a bill entitled “An act to encourage and protect the t…

Continue reading …

“In Indiana, Using Religion as a Cover for Bigotry,” an editorial in the March 31 New York Times, reminded me of a line by Captain Renault in the movie Casablanca as he accepted a bribe: “I’m shocked, shocked to learn that gambling is going on in here….

Continue reading …

With all of the current focus on Indiana’s version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and the scrutiny that it has brought onto other states considering similar legislation, few have taken the time to step back and look at the big pi…

Continue reading …

Washington, DC – The Secular Coalition for America would like to thank His Holiness Pope Francis for taking the time to issue a blessing to its office and staff. Arriving on Tuesday afternoon, Francis was greeted by the Coalition’s staff an…

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 34123Next ›Last »