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Court: Gubernatorial Colorado Day of Prayer proclamations unconstitutional

A unanimous three-judge panel of the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled today in favor of the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s challenge, originally filed in 2008, against gubernatorial proclamations of a Colorado Day of Prayer.

Presidential Opt-Out: Obama skips Dobsons’ Religious Right prayer rally

Under the terms of a (patently unconstitutional) federal law, President Barack Obama is required to declare a national day of prayer each year on the first Thursday in May. He did so, but he noted in his remarks, “On this National Day of Prayer, we give thanks for our democracy that respects the beliefs and protects the religious freedom of all people to pray, worship, or abstain according to the dictates of their conscience.”

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Action Alert: Ask Obama to end National Day of Prayer

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is urging President Obama to protect freedom of conscience by ending the unconstitutional National Day of Prayer. With a White House petition!

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May 3 is the National Day of Reason and AHA Exec. Dir. Roy Speckhardt expresses the need for this inclusive holiday.

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Join Facebook protest of National Day of Prayer

Fed up with the annual government-sponsored National Day of Prayer? Indignant that your president, your governor, perhaps even your mayor, county executive . . . and dogcatcher, are exhorting you to pray, to set aside an entire day for prayer?

Join the Freedom From Religion Foundation in a Facebook rebellion!

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AHA President David Niose looks at the political realities behind the National Day of Prayer.

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Ex-governor of Arkansas and FOX TV commentator Mike Huckabee has recorded a fundraising robocall pitch which disses the Freedom From Religion Foundation on behalf of “the National Committee for Faith and Family.”

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Radio talk show host and Religious Right activist Penna Dexter was the keynote speaker at the National Day of Prayer event yesterday in Rapid City, South Dakota. Dexter, a member of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty C…

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