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Republican Candidates Compete for Evangelical Votes at a Faith & Freedom Coalition Event

Over the weekend, the Faith & Freedom Coalition held their Road to Majority event in partnership with the anti-feminist organization Concerned Women for America. A solid chunk of the roughly 8 billion Republicans running for president showed up to try to win over the assembled crowd of evangelical voters. Show More Summary

ISIS's Toughest Enemy Should Be Taken Off America's Terrorist List

In Syria, the American-led coalition has provided air support for the Kurdish People’s Protection Forces (YPG) as they march into the Raqqa Governate and liberate the strategically important ISIS city of Tal Abyad.

Notable Atheists and Scientists Are Disassociating from the Secular Policy Institute

It was just over a year ago when Edwina Rogers (below) was fired as Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America. It's important to know exactly what the SCA is so you can make sense of what's happening in this story:

Campaign Finance Reform Advocates: Media Should "Significantly Increase Coverage" Of Money In Politics

A coalition of 18 groups that advocate for campaign finance reform are calling on broadcast media outlets to devote more coverage to America's broken campaign finance system and the need for reforms, especially as some estimates suggest...Show More Summary

A One-Bedroom On Minimum Wage? It’s Impossible Nationwide, Says Report

According to a new report by the National Low-Income Housing Coalition, it would be impossible for a full-time, minimum-wage worker to afford the rent of a one-bedroom apartment in any state in America. The gap between wages and rents across

Edwina Rogers Sues Atheist Lobbying Group, Alleging Defamation and Wrongful Termination

According to a lawsuit obtained by this site, Edwina Rogers (below) is suing the Secular Coalition for America (her former employer). Last year, Rogers was fired as the lobbying group's Executive Director for reasons that were never fully explained to the public. Show More Summary

Sen. Chris Coons’ Excellent Speech to Atheists in Washington, D.C.

Last week, at the Secular Coalition of America's Secular Summit, Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) gave a wonderful speech about the importance of secular values. Considering he's a devout Presbyterian, maybe that was unexpected for some, but he emphasized the importance of church/state separation and the freedom of belief (and non-belief):

Twelve Years Later, We Know the Winner in Iraq: Iran

Iran should send America a fruit basket to thank it for setting the stage so perfectly for its ascent. The U.S. is running around in circles in the Middle East, patching together coalitions here, acquiring strange bedfellows there, and in location after location trying to figure out who the enemy of its enemy actually is. Show More Summary

NOM coalition partner: America will fall unless you March For Marriage

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

This comes from the Coalition of African American Pastors, an affiliate of the National Organization For Marriage: This scripture sums up the condition of America today; there is no new thing under the sun, and all nations eventually end up...

Not a Jewish State: Palestinian-Israelis form Coalition that could be 3rd Largest Party

CCTV America | – “For the first time, Arab political groups are united as one party for Israel’s parliamentary elections and could influence the selection of the next prime minister of Israel.…

Is the Christian Coalition solar power’s most unlikely new ally?

  A fight over net metering for Indiana solar power users just got a lot more interesting, after the ‘yes’ side took on an unlikely ally–the Christian Coalition of America. The Washington Post reports that head of the Christian Coalition

Hate Groups: For $50 We'll Tell Congress To Issue A Restraining Order On Marriage

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Here's a laugh. Brian Tashman writes at Right Wing Watch: A coalition of far-right groups, including Faith 2 Action, Americans For Truth About Homosexuality, BarbWire, Vision America Action and the Judicial Action Group, wants Congress to order the Supreme Court and other federal courts to “cease and desist” from ruling on same-sex marriage cases. Show More Summary

Secular Coalition for America Announces 2015 Lobby Day

The Secular Coalition for America has announced the date for its 2015 Lobby Day & Secular Summit: April 30. Last year's event featured actual in-person addresses by actual officeholders Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ), Rep. Robert Scott (D-VA), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI).And none of them were politically punished for doing so. Success!

Iowa to Peddle Corn Squeezings During Pres’ Primary

Look for the leading presidential candidates to sing corn ethanol’s praises, louder than ever, in 2016. A bipartisan coalition of Iowans, called America’s Renewable Future, is gearing up to make it happen. America’s Renewable FutureShow More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Protests continue in New York City as demonstrators reject moratorium idea

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A national coalition of activists Tuesday rejected calls to suspend anti-police protests in New York after two officers were murdered, and called for a mass demonstration on New Year’s Eve. America’s largest city has been left in shock by the killings of Wenjian Liu, 32, and Rafael...

Dispatch From D.C.: A Historic Day for Children at the White House

Last week, I witnessed a historic day for America's young children. President Barack Obama hosted the first-ever White House Summit on Early Education and I was honored to join a broad coalition of business leaders, policymakers, philanthropy,...Show More Summary

Dispatch From D.C.: A Historic Day for Children at the White House

Last week, I witnessed a historic day for America's young children. President Barack Obama hosted the first-ever White House Summit on Early Education and I was honored to join a broad coalition of business leaders, policymakers, philanthropy,...Show More Summary

Why Progressives Must Oppose Anti-Intellectualism

A couple of years ago, David Niose, a past President of both the American Humanist Association and the Secular Coalition for America, wrote a wonderful book called Nonbeliever Nation. It was all about the growing demographic of "Nones"...Show More Summary

Secular Coalition for America Appoints Interim Executive Director and Announces $250,000 Matching Grant

After a lot of internal turmoil that involved the firing of it's previous Executive Director, the Secular Coalition for American announced earlier today that Kelly Damerow (below), the group's Director of Federal and State Affairs, would serve as interim Executive Director until a permanent replacement is found:

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

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