Ralph Reed, the founder of Century Strategies and the high-profile Faith and Freedom Coalition, has come under fire for facilitating discussions between the Boy Scouts of America and some evangelical leaders over the organization's proposal to allow homosexual members.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke at the Secular Summit & Lobby Day sponsored by the Secular Coalition for America, and video of his speech is now online (as is Sen. Tom Harkin's address from last week). Nadler has been a longtime critic of the government’s faith-based program. Show More Summary
The Secular Coalition for America has a Washington DC-based office headed by Edwina Rogers. The Center for Inquiry also has a DC-based Office of Public Policy headed by Michael De Dora. And the American Humanist Association is basedShow More Summary
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) spoke at last week's Secular Summit & Lobby Day sponsored by the Secular Coalition for America, and audio of his speech is now online with video stills (his speech begins at the 2:20 mark below): [Click headline for more…]
Almost a year ago, Edwina Rogers took over as the executive director of the Secular Coalition for America. It’s been an ambitious, busy year for the Secular Coalition. This Sunday, Rogers joins us to talk with Scott Lohman about what they’ve accomplished and where they’re going in the next year. They’ll also discuss the formation…
Syria is a test for President Obama and the New America coalition he brought to power. Can the U.S. fulfill its obligation to be "the world's indispensable nation" while at the same time avoiding the kind of military quagmire that enrages Democrats?
Syria is a test for President Obama and the New America coalition he brought to power. Can the U.S. fulfill its obligation to be "the...
Leading up to the White House Correspondents’ Weekend, The Creative Coalition’s and Lanmark Technology Inc. will host a dinner Friday, April 26, to promote the continuing support for the arts in America. All eyes are sure to be on Sharon Stone, who will be attending with the Creative Coalition entourage. The venue is Neyla in Georgetown. Show More Summary
As I've mentioned before, the Secular Coalition for America is sponsoring a Lobby Day and Secular Summit next week. It's a packed event full of educational meetings, panels about issues non-theists care about, and addresses by government...Show More Summary
On May 7 th, Elizabeth Colbert Busch (D) will run against Mark Sanford (R) and Eugene Platt (Green) in the special election for South Carolina's 1 st congressional district. The Secular Coalition for America -- a non-partisan group -- grades candidates on the basis of their public responses to matters concerning church/state separation. Show More Summary
The Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP) coalition released a Declaration with the above headline. The full declaration by nearly 3 dozen brand-new companies is: What made America great was taking a stand. Doing the things that are hard. And seizing opportunities. The very foundation of our country is based on fighting for our [...]
The Latino LGBT lobby called the Unity Coalition has announced that "husbands Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion and Miami artist Rubem Robierb will be celebrity hosts" at the annual "Leaders, Legends and Lovelies Ball"...Show More Summary
I have mentioned before that the Secular Coalition for America is sponsoring a Lobby Day and Secular Summit this April. It's a packed event full of educational meetings, panels about issues non-theists care about, and addresses by government...Show More Summary
The Students for Life of America team has just finished spending hours printing off more than 5,000 citizen complaints to be delivered to the Maryland Board of Physicians today! SFLA, along with other Stop Carhart Coalition members Operation Rescue, Live Action, JillStanek.com, LifeSiteNews.com, Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust, and Rock for Life, is extremely excited [...]
Let’s Invest for Tomorrow (LIFT) America: The Let’s Invest for Tomorrow (LIFT) America is a coalition of U.S.-headquartered companies, trade associations and economic stakeholders representing industries that are critical to the American economy. Show More Summary
Transportation leaders from across the country met March 11 in Washington, D.C., to kickoff the Getting America to Work (GATW) coalition
On Wednesday night, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) electrified the crowd at the Coalitions for America’s Weyrich Awards Dinner, named after founder Paul Weyrich. He led off his speech with a dismissive reference to Senator John McCain’s characterization...Show More Summary
The Secular Coalition for America is sponsoring a Lobby Day this April. With the schedule the way it is, it almost seems like a full-fledged conference. The event takes place April 24 th -26 th, they're expecting to be addressed by two...Show More Summary
The Secular Coalition for America, in an effort to be a hub for its coalition members and a place people can go to find news about the non-theistic world, is acquiring the website Secular News Daily. In a letter to readers, co-creator of SND Mike Daniels explained the reason for the passing of the torch:
Herb Silverman, founder of the Secular Coalition for America, doesn't think that the Catholic Church will change much under a new Pope, but he holds out a bit of hope: