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Indiana science teacher admits using creationism videos to teach biology class

A high school science teacher in Indiana is under fire after admitting that he used videos from a creationism museum to teach biology class. Last week, Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) attorney Patrick C. Elliott sent a letter to Concord Community Schools Superintendent Wayne Stubbs after learning that Concord High…

Atheist group sues California city for opening meetings with explicitly Christian invocations

The city council of Pismo Beach, California is being sued by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) for opening its meetings with explicitly Christian invocations. According to transcripts obtained by FFRF and submitted along with its complaint, between January of 2008 and October of 2013, the city’s official chaplain, Paul…

Pennsylvania lawmaker sued over ‘Year of the Bible’ resolution

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit over a Pennsylvania resolution declaring 2012 as “The Year of the Bible.” Rep. Rick Saccone (R), who sponsored the resolution and has been named as a defendant in FFRF’s lawsuit, said the resolution “serve[d] as a reminder that we must…

Atheists file lawsuit against Gov. Rick Perry over Christian prayer summit

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday to prevent Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry from taking part in a planned evangelical Christian prayer rally he initiated in Houston. Perry proclaimed August 6 as a “Day of Prayer and Fasting for our Nation to seek God’s guidance”…

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