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The Multi-Ethnic Coalition calls for diversity in Hollywood

A group of activists has called on the major Hollywood studios to do a better job of representing America's diversity. The Multi-Ethnic Coalition, which has previously pressured TV networks to boost their representation of minorities, on Thursday shifted its attention to the film studios. At a...

Ben Carson Faith-Based Coalition Asking Pastors to Endorse Him for President

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is inviting pastors and faith leaders to endorse him for president, describing it as vital to call on God in prayer for many of the challenges facing America.

Coalition’s Job is to Crush Raw Milk Bill in Dairyland

With both its health and its dairy industry, Wisconsin has a lot to protect. With its high rates for immunizations and high school graduations and low uninsured percentages, Wisconsin is right in the middle when it Comes to America’s Health Rankings at 24th best.  And when it comes to the dairy industry, not even California... Continue Reading

The Atheist Lobby’s New Leader is an “Unaffiliated Christian” Who Wants to Reach Across the Aisle

In May of 2012, the Secular Coalition for America hired a new Executive Director who certainly made a lot of heads turn because of her resume. Edwina Rogers was a Republican who had previously worked for some very conservative politicians. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Launches 'Homeschoolers for Cruz,' Earns Endorsments From Thousands of Home Educators

Republican presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announced Monday the launch of the Homeschoolers for Cruz coalition, an alliance of over 6,000 members of America's homeschool community and prominent homeschooling lobbyists who have united to endorse him for president.

Boeing Peace Eagles Flying with Turkey | Russia’s PAK FA Testing Coming to a Close | BAE Taps Morgan Sindall Plc for New Sub Complex

Americas Russian officials have expressed concern over future arms deals with Venezuela after a landside victory for Venezuela’s opposition party in recent parliamentary elections. The Democratic Unity Coalition (DUC) won 112/167 seats...Show More Summary

Venezuela Elects First Transgender Congresswoman in South America

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

Tamara Adrian, a lawyer and advocate for LGBT rights, is part of the opposition coalition that overwhelmingly conquered Venezuela’s National Assembly read more

A Compilation of Sean Faircloth’s Best Arguments and Comebacks

Here's an excellent compilation of Sean Faircloth's best arguments and comebacks. Faircloth is the former Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America and current chair of the Bangor (Maine) City Council.

Ted Cruz Goes Full Throttle for Gun Vote, Unveils ‘2nd Amendment Coalition': WATCH

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Ted Cruz is going full-throttle for the gun lobby in the wake of the San Bernardino massacre, and pushed his 2nd Amendment Coalition at a Johnstown, Iowa gun range on Friday, claiming that America needs citizens to have guns to defend against such th… Read The post Ted Cruz Goes Full Throttle for Gun Vote, Unveils ‘2nd Amendment Coalition': WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Air Power Remains America’s Best Weapon for Halting Islamic State

A year into the coalition campaign, air power has proven an effective instrument to both weaken Daesh and aid friendly forces. But with sectarian divisions and the Bashar Al Assad regime’s brutality creating a steady flow of recruits to replace battlefield losses, there is no indication that Daesh will starve, unravel...

Former Atheist Group Leader is Now Chair of the Bangor (Maine) City Council

Brace yourself: I'm about to talk about a city council... but the news is good!Sean Faircloth, who used to head up the Secular Coalition for America, was recently appointed chairman of the Bangor (Maine) City Council. He was elected to the council last year and was just selected by his peers for the chairmanship:

Pentagon Looks to Airbus for Emergency Refueling | HAL to Visit Ecuador Hoping to Salvage Dhruv Contract | India Agrees to $10.6B Deal with Russia for S-400’s

Americas The Pentagon is urgently trying to gain the necessary clearances required for combat aircraft to refuel from Airbus A330 MRTTs, used by coalition partners operating above Syria and Iraq. The Navy is also looking to gain clearances to use hose-and-drogue refueling systems installed on Royal Air Force Voyager tankers to certify the F-35B for […]

Brave New Films: College and University Greed Is Driving Adjunct Professors Into Poverty Across America

A new video is released for a congressional briefing. A new dimension to the student debt crisis is the subject of a special congressional briefing on Monday in Washington, as a coalition of educators and Brave New Films staffers tell lawmakers about another dimension of the greed-driven world of higher education. Show More Summary

Why It’s So Important to Fight for Church/State Separation

Seth Andrews of The Thinking Atheist posted a terrific interview with Sarah Levin, Legislative Associate for the Secular Coalition for America. In it, Levin talks about why she fights for church state/separation and why the First Amendment protects people of all faiths and no faith:

All Americans Deserve a Chance to Rebuild Their Lives

America is finally waking up and realizing its drug and criminal justice policies are failing its own citizens. Especially those with a substance use disorder. A bi-partisan coalition in the U.S. Congress is now pushing for serious reform...Show More Summary

Obama's Real Achievement With the Iran Deal

One cannot help but feel sorry for President Barack Obama. After twenty months of painstaking negotiations with Iran and America's coalition partners, hours of hearings on Capitol Hill, countless closed briefings for lawmakers, and scores...Show More Summary

Only Five Politicians Got a Perfect Score on the Secular Coalition for America’s 2014 Report Card

Only 5 members of Congress -- all Democrats in the House -- received an "A" grade on the Secular Coalition for America's 2014 Congressional Report Card. First, the U.S. House of Representatives:

Defense Secretary: Turkey must "do more" for anti-ISIS coalition

Pentagon chief Ash Carter says America's NATO partner should take part in airstrikes and control its border

Here's How Pittsburgh Took Action Through a Local and Federal Partnership to Make Lives Better:

In December of 2013, President Obama brought a coalition of new mayors from across the country together to develop plans for America’s progress and growth based on federal-local partnerships. The President’s commitment to removing barriers...Show More Summary

Critically endangered species successfully reproduced using frozen sperm from ferret dead for 20 years

Black-footed ferrets, a critically endangered species native to North America, have renewed hope for future survival thanks to successful efforts by a coalition of conservationists, to reproduce genetically important offspring using frozen semen from a ferret who has been dead for approximately 20 years. Show More Summary

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