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Increasing Latino Vote Spells Trouble for Republican Candidates in 2016

While Democrats took a beating in last week's election, progressives should be wary of writing off the party's path towards building political power by building a diverse coalition that reflects the changing face of America. In particular,...Show More Summary

Sean Faircloth, Former Head of the Secular Coalition for America, Wins Seat on Bangor (Maine) City Council

At one point, before he became the Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America in 2009 (a position he held for two years), Sean Faircloth (below) was a state legislator from Maine, serving five terms in the House (1992-1994; 2002-2008) and Senate (1994-1996). Show More Summary

Left of Black Preview: Anti-Black Violence and Mass Incarceration

The Root Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined in the studio by Daryl Atkinson to talk about mass incarceration's impact on America. Atkinson is a senior staff attorney at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice.

Map: America's shrinking coalition support in Iraq

Contrary to some ominous predictions about opposition to ISIS launching World War III, international support for American intervention is actually shrinking, not growing: Reason has created a map that shows diminishing international partnership for American wars in Iraq. Show More Summary

Guest Post: On The Tax Code, Time for America to Have it Our Way

It’s time for guest posts! Today, Dr. Elaine C. Kamarck of the RATE Coalition tackles corporate inversions.

Illinois Group’s Billboard Targets Senator Dick Durbin for His “A” Grade from Atheist Lobby

When the Secular Coalition for America decided to create election "scorecards" several years ago, there was some internal discussion about whether that was a good or bad idea because we didn't want our reputation (the "atheist lobby") to hurt candidates who supported our values. Show More Summary

ISIS And Al Qaeda Considering A Truce, What Does It Mean For America If The Two Groups Join Forces?

ISIS and al Qaeda may be considering a truce. If reports that Qatar, a member of President Obama’s coalition to thwart Islamic State militants, is truly brokering such an agreement, could terrorism threats against America increase? Qatar...Show More Summary

Obama: Coalition Against ISIS Shows It Is 'Not America's Fight Alone'

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The president praised the five Arab nations that joined in airstrikes against extremists in Syria and said it should be clear that there are "no safe havens" for those who threaten America.

Secular Coalition for America Begins Releasing 2014 Midterm Election Report Cards

The Secular Coalition for America is releasing Congressional report cards in advance of the upcoming midterm elections. They're going alphabetically state-by-state and there are a hell of a lot of Fs floating around: That's for Sen. Jeff Sessions, but he's not the only candidate receive failing grades down the line.

The Coalition of the Kind of Willing?

Barack Obama announced his new strategy for ISIL on 9/10: “So tonight, with a new Iraqi government in place, and following consultation with allies abroad and Congress at home, I can announce that America will lead a broad coalition to roll back this terrorist threat.” – The coalition partners are important because our efforts “will […]

US calls for coalition to 'destroy' IS group

America's top diplomatic and defence leaders urge 10 Western nations to help pursue the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Bricks Have Been Knitted; It’s Time to Show Congress

Remember how the Secular Coalition for America was encouraging people to #KnitABrick in response to the awful Hobby Lobby Supreme Court ruling?Turns out they got a few submissions:

Join Malibu Unites to Help Advocate for Non-toxic American Schools

Schools in America are more toxic than ever. Luckily, there are groups like Malibu Unites - a coalition of concerned parents, teachers, community members, scientists, public figures and environmental groups from across the U.S. who are fed up with toxic schools.

Republican Senator Blocks Resolution Stating Climate Change is Real, Then Gets Humiliated by His Colleague

When Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) spoke at last month's Secular Coalition for America Lobby Day event, he talked about the problem of science denialism. You can see video of that at the 9:59 mark of the video below:

Alfredo Jaar's iconic 1987 Times Square intervention 'A Logo for America' returns in August

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

This August, The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts, in collaboration with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, present a reenactment of Alfredo Jaar?s iconic 1987 intervention in Times Square, A Logo for America. Show More Summary

Did the Hobby Lobby Decision Make You Want to #KnitABrick?

What was your reaction to the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling? The staffers at the Secular Coalition for America were angry, but they know that anger alone won't change anything. They opted instead to create a visual that might stick...Show More Summary

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) Speaks at the Secular Coalition for America’s Lobby Day Event

At the Secular Coalition for America's Lobby Day, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) was one of the featured speakers and video of his talk is now online:

CA: Jobs to Move America Coalition Statement on Cancellation of Amtrak and California High Speed Rail Authority Joint Request for Proposals

On June 20, the California High Speed Rail Authority and Amtrak canceled their joint manufacturing plan for 43 modern high speed trains, concluding that the needs of the two transit agencies were too different to be addressed in a single contract.

Rep. Rush Holt Speaks at the Secular Coalition for America’s Lobby Day Event

At the Secular Coalition for America's Lobby Day last week, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) was one of the featured speakers and video of his talk is now online:

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