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February 25 -- Villa Park, California

 

Hosted by the Backyard Skeptics and The Freethought Society, FFRF’s Andrew Seidel will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Tuesday, February 25, in Villa Park, California. The talk will be held at a private residence, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Space is limited, please RSVP on the event MeetUp page. The presentation will be followed by Q&A and book signing. Copies of Andrew's book will be available for $25 at the event, cash or credit accepted. This event is free, attendees are encouraged to bring their own refreshments.

February 26 -- Los Angeles, California

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FFRF’s director of strategic response Andrew Seidel will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Wed., Feb. 26, in Los Angeles, California. Sponsored by the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, and co-sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the talk will start at 7:00 p.m. in the Wallis Annenberg Hall forum, 3630 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089. The presentation will touch on how the media covers Christian Nationalism and will be followed by a book signing and Q&A. Copies of Andrew's book will be available for $25 at the event, cash or credit accepted. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP with the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

February 27 -- Los Angeles, California

 

Atheists United will be hosting FFRF’s Andrew Seidel at Heretic House. Andrew will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Thursday, February 27, starting at 7:30 p.m. Space is limited, please RSVP on the event MeetUp page. The presentation will be followed by Q&A and book signing. Copies of Andrew's book will be available for $25 at the event, cash or credit accepted. This event is free and open to the public, though a $5 donation is suggested. If you have any questions please email Atheists United at [email protected].

February 29 -- Las Vegas, Nevada

 

Celebrate the First Amendment with the Center for Science and Wonder! FFRF Associate Counsel Sam Grover will speak on Saturday, February 29 at 6:00 p.m. at the National Atomic Testing Museum, located at 755 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119. This event is hosted by the Las Vegas Atheist & Skeptic Community and the Center for Science & Wonder. Sam will focus on hot topics in the freethought community, and discuss why the current Christian Nationalist push to radically redefine "religious liberty" is endangering the rights of many Americans. Admission to this event is $10, free with a day pass to the museum, and free to donating members of the Center for Science & Wonder.

March 7-8 -- Madison, Wisconsin

  

Sponsored by Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics (AHA) student organization, FFRF Senior Counsel Patrick Elliott will speak at the University of Wisconsin annual Freethought Fest this year, which takes place from March 7-8. The Festival will be held on the UW-Madison campus, Symphony Room, Gordon Dining and Event Center, 770 W Dayton Street, Madison, WI, 53706. Details are yet to be determined. Watch this space for updates!

March 12 -- Bronx, New York

 

FFRF’s Andrew Seidel will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Thursday, March 12, at Fordham University, Bronx, New York. Sponsored by the Secular Student Alliance at Fordham University. More details to follow.

March 14 --Chicago, Illinois

 

FFRF staff attorney Ryan Jayne and Patrick O'Reilly legal fellow Dante Harootunian will speak in Niles, Ill., Saturday, March 14. They will focus on FFRF's local and national efforts to stand up for secularism and defend the Establishment Clause. Sponsored by FFRF Metropolitan Chicago Chapter (FFRFMCC), the talk will start at 2:00 p.m. at the Niles Public Library, 6960 W. Oakton Street, Niles, IL 60714. The presentation will highlight recent state/church violations in Illinois related topics. Ryan Jayne, attorney for FFRF's Strategic Response Team, will discuss FFRF's national efforts and dive into local and national legislation. This event is free and open to the public.

March 30 -- Springfield, Missouri

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Dan Barker will debate Dr. Andrew Kirchner on the question "Did Jesus Rise From The Dead?" on Monday, March 30, at Missouri State University. The event is co-sponsored by the Missouri State University-Springfield Secular Student AllianceDetails to follow. Contact student organizer Dalton McCart.

April 9-11 -- Phoenix, Arizona

FFRF's director of strategic response Andrew Seidel will appear at American Atheists 2020 National Convention, more information is available on the website

April 12 -- Portland, Oregon

 

Hosted by FFRF Portland Area chapter Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will join Katherine Stewart for a conversation about the alarming rise in Christian Nationalism in American. Stewart, author of The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children and Seidel will discuss how this topic is addressed in Andrew's much heralded book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American and Stewart's forthcoming book, The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism (available March 3, 2020, check our Shop for availability). This event will take place from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., Sun., Apr. 12, in the Multnomah Arts Center Auditorium, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, Ore., 97219, doors and sales tables open at 6:00 p.m. The talk will be followed by book signing and Q&A with both authors. Copies of The Founding Myth and The Power Worshippers will be available at the event, cash or credit accepted. Please RSVP on the FFRF Portland Area MeetUp page, and email [email protected] with any questions.

2020 -- The Founding Myth Book Tour

 

Watch this space for details about upcoming events!

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