Timeless Topics

Timeless Topics
10 Commandments FAQ: Did You Know
Did you know that American law is not based on the Ten Commandments?
ABC's of the Bible
A listing of bible images showing that the bible is anything but a "Good Book."
ARIS: America Growing More Secular
Statistics on the growing number of "Nonreligious" Americans.
Battle of Church and State
Song by FFRF Co-President Dan Barker. (MP3)
Betrayal of Trust: Clergy Abuse of Children
The first nonfiction book addressing the religious scandal of molestation of minors by members of the clergy was "Betrayal of Trust: Clergy Abuse of Children" by FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor. 
Case Against School Prayer
Q&A, compelling arguments and references to relevant Supreme Court cases. 
College Football Chaplains Report
The Freedom From Religion Foundation issued a report in August 2015, condemning more than 25 public universities for allowing football coaches to impose their personal religion on players by hiring Christian chaplains.
Dan Barker's Debates
A selection of FFRF Co-President Dan Barker's debates on religion.
Darwin Day
February 12th is “Darwin Day."
Days of Theocracy
Song by Kristin Lems. (MP3)
DeBaptismal Certificate
Download or buy your own DeBaptismal Certificate.
Freethought at the Flicks
Movies with a freethought perspective.
Godless Constitution Ad
This ad counters the ubiquitous Hobby Lobby ads which distort the secular roots of the United States. 
In God We (Don't) Trust
A series of articles showing the history of how a religious motto supplanted U.S. secular heritage.
Let’s Dispense with Christian Funerals
Something has got to be done about funerals!
Pedophilia in the Church
Articles on clergy and child abuse.
Secular Memorials and Funerals Without God
Information and ideas about dogma-free funerals.
The Pledge of Allegiance
A series of articles on the origin, history, and meaning of the Pledge.

Contributed Articles

The Bush Years; Confessions of a Lonely Atheist
Posted with permission of the author, Natalie Angier.
Time to Stand Up
Posted with permission of the author, Richard Dawkins.

Studies on Religion & Atheism

America's Changing Religious Identity (2016)
38 percent of younger Americans are not religious.
American Sociological Review, Univ. of Minnesota (2006)
Despite the declining salience of divisions among religious groups, the boundary between believers and nonbelievers in America remains strong.
Americans are Somewhat Open to an Atheist President (2014)
About half (53%) of Americans said they would be less likely to support an atheist as a presidential candidate.
Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths (PEW 2012)
19% of Asian Americans are nonreligious.
Journal of Religion & Society (2005)
Cross-National Correlations of Quantifiable Societal Health with Popular Religiosity and Secularism in the Prosperous Democracies by Gregory S. Paul.
National Constitution Center Poll: 24% No religion (2010)
Shows that 24% of Americans, when asked about their religious preference, responded with, "doesn't belong to religious denomination."
Polling Location Influence on Voting Behavior (2008)
Study by Stanford Graduate School of Business on the influence of polling locations on voting behavior.
Religion Among the Millenials (2010)
Shows that one-in-four adults under age 30 are an atheist, agnostic or religiously unaffiliated.
“Nones” on the Rise (2012)
Not only are one-in-five Americans nonreligious, younger Americans are the least religious population in the country. One in three Americans aged 18-29 are not religious. 

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