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Ask your representative to join the Congressional Freethought Caucus


FFRF was so pleased this spring, when several representatives announced the formation of a Congressional Freethought Caucus. It will focus on promoting secular values and will give a voice to freethinking voters, something we desperately need right now in Congress!

Current members of the new caucus include Rep. Jared Huffman, D-Calif.; Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash.; Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich.; Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif.; Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis.; and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md. Please urge your representative to join their lead.


The mission statement of the Congressional Freethought Caucus is “to promote public policy formed on the basis of reason, science, and moral values; to protect the secular character of our government by adhering to the strict Constitutional principle of the separation of church and state; to oppose discrimination against atheists, agnostics, humanists, seekers, religious and nonreligious persons, and to champion the value of freedom of thought and conscience worldwide; and to provide a forum for members of Congress to discuss their moral frameworks, ethical values, and personal religious journeys.”

Nonreligious Americans — the so-called “Nones” — make up about one-quarter of the country but are massively underrepresented in legislative chambers. (If your representative is already on the Congressional Freethought Caucus, please applaud him or her for openly bucking the political tradition of throwing atheists and other freethinking constituents under the bus.)