November 2020

November 11 -- Chicago (Virtual Event)

FFRF Director of Strategic Response, Andrew L. Seidel, will join the Prairie State Humanists to discuss his groundbreaking book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Wednesday, November 11. This event is free and open to the public.

November 2020

November 7, 2020 -- MANS & FFRF International Webinar (Virtual Event)

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Event starts at Saturday, November 7, at 9:30 Central Time.

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November 2020

November 4 -- Aging Without Wrinkles Radio

 

FFRF co-president Dan Barker, author of numerous books including “Losing Faith in Faith” will be appearing on the Aging Without Wrinkles podcast hosted by Harriet Tramer on Wednesday, November 4, at 7:00 p.m. CST. More information and a link to the event can be found here.

 

November 2020

November 1 -- Lake Superior Freethinkers (Virtual Event)

Hosted by the Lake Superior Freethinkers chapter of FFRF, Staff Attorney and Strategic Response Attorney Ryan Jayne will speak on Sunday, November 1st at 10:00 a.m. CST (don’t forget to set your clocks back!). Ryan will focus on current court challenges and some of the Freedom From Religion Foundation's recent efforts in defending the Establishment Clause, and also dive into 2020 Minnesota legislation pertaining to religious intrusion into public policy. He will also give a refresher on historical legal challenges to the Establishment Clause, and a glimpse into likely challenges in the near future. Ryan will make himself available for a Q&A session following his presentation. This free virtual event will be hosted on Zoom, watch the archived video here.

November 2020

November 1 -- Secular Day of the Dead (Virtual Event)

 

The traditional Day of the Dead celebration for 2020 is taking on a decidedly nonreligious atmosphere this year! Due to the current COVID-19 health crisis, the 2020 Secular Day of the Event/Dia de los Muertos event is being offered as an online event beginning at 2:45 p.m. (EDT) Sunday, November 1, 2020.

FFRF co-president Dan Barker's dedication, "Adios a dios" will be available in both English and Spanish, and Annie Laurie Gaylor will share a remembrance of her mother and FFRF principal founder Anne Nicol GaylorThe Honoring Ceremony will open with dedications from actor Jon Huertas, writer Sasha Sagan, sculptor Zenos Frudakis, author Fernando Alcántar, and John Davidson. Participants are encouraged to share a photograph or portraits of a deceased loved one during the Honoring Ceremony portion of the event. Prizes will be awarded for best decore and costume. A Spanish speaker's Zoom room will be available with a mirrored schedule. See full details at ftsociety.org. Advance registration is requested, register here. To reserve a 3 to 5 minute time slot to celebrate a deceased loved one, email [email protected] Informacion en Espanol

October 2020

October 21 -- What’s Next at the Supreme Court? (Virtual Event)

 

Join FFRF Senior Counsel Patrick Elliott along with CFI’s Nick Little and AA’s Geoffrey Blackwell for a panel discussion about the most important upcoming Supreme Court cases for atheists. They will examine cases impacting First Amendment rights and the separation of religion and government. This free virtual event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 21  at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be followed by time for Q&A. Register here in advance.

View archived video here.

October 2020

October 20 -- Bringing Politics to the Pulpit (Virtual Event)

Join FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel as he discusses the importance of the Johnson Amendment which limits the participation of tax-exempt organizations (such as churches) in the political arena.  Andrew will be joined by Mike Bates, former chairman of the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations, to debate the importance of limiting religious intrusion into government on Tuesday, October 20  at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Bringing Politics to the Pulpit is hosted by the Religious Freedom Commission in partnership with the Central Florida Freethought Community. This virtual event is open to the public, register here in advance. Visit the CFFC event page for more information.

View archived video here.

October 2020

October 15 -- Phoenix, Arizona (Virtual Event)

 

Hosted by FFRF Valley of the Sun chapter, Legal Director Rebecca Markert will discuss regional and national Establishment Clause challenges on October 15th at 5:45 p.m. Arizona Time.  This virtual event is open to the public, register here in advance. Visit the FFRF-VS website, for information about more upcoming events.

October 2020

October 11 -- Humanist Association of San Diego (Virtual Event)

FFRF Director of Strategic Response, Andrew L. Seidel, will join the Humanist Association of San Diego to discuss his groundbreaking book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Sunday, October 11 at 1:00 p.m. (PDT). This event is free and open to the public. Zoom meeting information can be found on the Humanist Association of San Diego event page.

October 2020

October 10 -- Black Nonbelievers (Virtual Event)

 

Presented by Black Nonbelievers of DC, FFRF Director of Strategic Response, Andrew L. Seidel is pleased to join the Legacy: The Story of Dissent Throughout the Years virtual speaker series. Andrew will discuss American Christian nationalism and his acclaimed book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Saturday, October 10 at 11:30 a.m. (EDT). This event is free and open to the public. Zoom meeting information can be found on the Black Nonbelievers of DC event page.

October 2020

October 10 -- The Freethought Society (Virtual Event)

 

FFRF Director of Strategic Response, Andrew L. Seidel, will discuss his acclaimed book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Saturday, October 10 at 3:00 p.m. (EDT). Hosted by the Freethought Society, this virtual event will dig into the false claim that America was founded as a Christian nation, and will be followed by time for Q&A. This event is free and open to the public. Zoom meeting information can be found on the Freethought Society event page.

October 2020

October 9 -- Critical Faculty (Australia -YouTube Live)

 

FFRF co-president, Dan Barker will appear on the LIVE with Critical Faculty YouTube show at 9:00 a.m. CDT. on Friday, October 9, 2020. Hosted by Hanney Saylim, Dan will discuss his thoughts on faith, reason, and morality. This event is free and open to the public. Simply click here to be directed to the presentation at 9:00 a.m. CDT.

September 2020

September 2 -- (Virtual Event)

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You are invited to watch FFRF's weekly "Ask an Atheist" program, available on Facebook Live! at noon Central, this Wednesday, Sept. 2. This week, we will discuss why blasphemy is a victimless crime with special remote guest Leo Igwe. Leo is a secular humanist activist and academic from Nigeria, and he will join us to talk about the detention and disappearance of Nigerian atheist Mubarak Bala, and the dangers of widespread blasphemy laws.

Comment or send in questions via Facebook or email [email protected]

August 2020

August 31 -- Cincinnati, Ohio (Virtual Event)

 

FFRF Legal Director, Rebecca Markert, will discuss recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions and their potential ramifications on state-church separation on Monday, August 31 at 7:00 p.m. (EDT). Hosted by the Free Inquiry Group, this virtual event will discuss recent and upcoming cases and their impact on our secular constitution. This event is free and open to the public. View the recorded presentation on the FIG Youtube channel.

August 2020

August 1 -- Spain (Spanish event)

FFRF co-president Dan Barker will be speaking about “Perder la Fe en la Fe” (“Losing Faith in Faith”) for the “Razón o Fe” meeting in Spain this Saturday, August 1, at 17:00 GMT (12:00 noon Eastern) via the Youtube Channel. If you speak Spanish and want to join in, see the announcement on Twitter.

July 2020

July 28 -- Chicago, Illinois

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Hosted by the FFRF Metropolitan Chicago Chapter, Patrick O'Reiley Legal Fellow Dante CH Harootunian, and Staff Attorney Ryan Jayne will discuss some of FFRF's national efforts, and also dive into pending legislation pertaining to religious intrusion into public policy. The presentation will start at 7:00 p.m. Central Time and will be followed by time for Q&A. This virtual event is free and open to the public.  Register in advance or view the archived presentation here: https://ffrf.us/standingup. Enter the security code: FFRFStandingUp. 

July 2020

July 25 -- SSA Virtual Conference

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response, Andrew L. Seidel, will discuss his acclaimed book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Saturday, July 25 at 1:15 p.m. Central time, at the Secular Student Alliance, 2020 virtual conference. This event is free and open to the public, and features some of the leading activists in the secular movement. Attendees must register to receive zoom meeting information, or email to [email protected] for technical support.

Watch Andrew's presentation archived here.

July 2020

POSTPONED - July 24–25, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

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Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan Barker will speak at the BAHA•CON conference (organized by BAHA: Bluewater Atheists, Humanists, Agnostics) July 24 and 25, in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Other speakers include "Friendly Atheist" Hemant Mehta, former ministers Bob Ripley and Dave Warnock ("Dying Out Loud"), UCC atheist minister Greta Vosper, and activist Marie D'Elephant. The event will take place at the Sunbridge Conference Center. Register online at https://bahacon.com/

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July 2020

July 24-25 -- Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

 

Join FFRF co-presidents Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor at the Bluewater Atheists, Humanists, Agnostics Conference, July 24-25, 2020, at the Sunbridge Hotel and Conference Centre Sarnia/Point Edward 1498 Venetian Blvd. Point Edward, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7W6, Canada. The Conference starts Friday July 24th with an optional VIP Dinner were attendees can mingle with the speakers and be entertained by Dan Barker singing & playing the piano. This dinner is a full sit down plated dinner. The main Conference starts Saturday July 25th at 9:00 a.m., featuring our seven great speakers giving a talk with a Question & Answer period to follow. Tickets go on sale Aptril 2, 2020. Email [email protected] with questions. View the flyer here.

July 2020

July 12 -- Red Bank, New Jersey

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response, Andrew L. Seidel, will discuss his acclaimed book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Sunday, July 12 at 10:30 a.m. (EDT). Hosted by the Red Bank Humanists, this virtual event will discuss the false claim that America was founded as a Christian nation. This event is free and open to the public. Zoom meeting information can be found on the Red Bank Humanists newsletter.

July 2020

July 11 -- Orlando, Florida

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response, Andrew L. Seidel, will discuss the state of the Establishment Clause, and how to fight to preserve Jefferson’s “Wall of Separation” on Saturday, July 11 at 5:00 p.m. (EDT) Hosted by the Central Florida Freethought Community (CFFC), this YouTube Live event is free and open to the public. Set a reminderet a reminder so you don't miss the opportunity to ask questions live, after the talk. Contact CFFC  with questions.

July 2020

July 8 -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response, Andrew L. Seidel, will discuss his acclaimed book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Wednesday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. (EDT). Hosted by the Pittsburgh Freethought Community, this virtual event will discuss the false claim that America was founded as a Christian nation. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees must register to receive zoom meeting information, or send an email to [email protected] for technical support.

July 2020

July 2 -- Legal Discussion of the Espinoza decision

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FFRF’s Andrew Seidel joined American Atheists’ Alison Gill, and Nick Little from the Center for Inquiry to discuss the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue case, on Thursday, July 2 from 3 - 4:30 p.m. (EDT). Watch the full discussion here to learn more about the alarming implications of this decision on the separation of state and church.

June 2020

June 22 -- An Interview with U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin

 

Don’t miss a live online interview with U.S. Representative Jamie Raskin from Maryland's 8th District and founding co-chair of the Congressional Freethought Caucus on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 12 PM – 12:30 PM PDT. Mark Dann, director of governmental affairs at the Freedom from Religion Foundation will also be joining this event. This unique opportunity is presented by the Secular Student Alliance  and Freedom From Religion Foundation.

To join, register here, or see the event notice on Facebook.

April 2020

POSTPONED -- April 23 -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Due to the concerns of a public health emergency related to Covid-19 this event has been postponed.

FFRF’s Director of Strategic Response, Andrew L. Seidel, will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Thursday, April 23, at 7:00 in the Community Meeting Room of the Ludington Library, located at 5 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010. Sponsored by the The Freethought Society, this event is free and open to the public, with time for Q&A following the presentation. Copies of The Founding Myth will be available for sale in the parking lot after the presentation, and Andrew will sign books at the same location. More information is available on the Freethought Society events page.

 

April 2020

POSTPONED -- April 22 -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Due to the concerns of a public health emergency related to Covid-19 this event has been postponed.

FFRF’s Andrew L. Seidel will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Wednesday, April 22, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. at Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Sponsored by the Pittsburgh Freethought Community and CMU Humanist League, the talk will begin at 7:00. This event is free and open to the public, with time for Q&A following the presentation. More information is available on the PFC events page.

 

April 2020

CANCELLED -- April 19 -- Knoxville, Tennessee

EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS

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Dan Barker will talk and perform a freethought concert for the East Tennessee Chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation on Sunday, April 19, at 1:00 pm on the University of Tennessee campus in the Alumni Memorial Building, 1408 Middle Drive, Knoxville, Tenn. Details to follow. Contact the chapter here.

March 2020

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 at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 7. The Festival will be held on the UW-Madison campus, Symphony Room, Gordon Dining and Event Center, 770 W Dayton Street, Madison, WI, 53706. Freethought Festival is a free, student-run freethinking convention held annually in Madison, Wisconsin. 

February 2020

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.

February 2020

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 2020

UPDATE! 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 5:00 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 2020

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 2020

February 23 -- Nashville, Tennessee

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FFRF’s Andrew Seidel will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Sun. Feb. 23, in Nashville, Tennessee. Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Secular Student Alliance, the talk will start at 6:00 p.m. in Room 216/220 of the Sarratt Student Center on the Vanderbilt University campus, 2301 Vanderbilt Pl, Nashville, Ten. 37240. 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.

January 2020

January 28 -- Madison, WI

 

Vice President Mike Pence is coming to the Wisconsin Capitol in Madison on Tuesday, Jan. 28, to speak at a noon-1 p.m. event in the rotunda to celebrate “National School Choice Week.” This provides the perfect opportunity for Wisconsin FFRF’ers to call attention to the problems with governmental promotion and subsidy of religion. FFRF is encouraging those who oppose religious vouchers and support secular public education to protest. We encourage you to bring signs supporting state/church separation or freethought (to make sure you aren’t mistaken for a voucher supporter)! The voucher proponents have nabbed every quadrant outside of the Capitol, so they will be out in full force.

We invite you to meet at the State Street entrance of the Capitol no later than 11:45 a.m. and look for FFRF signs and banners. FFRF will pass out some FFRF decals to wear and plan to provide some extra signage. (Depending on where the action is, we may later move venue.)

January 2020

January 28 -- Iowa City, Iowa

 

FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Tuesday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m. at Prairie Lights Bookstore, Iowa City, IA. The event is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Secular Humanists and Secular Students at Iowa. This event is free and open to the public.

January 2020

January 27 -- Des Moines, Iowa

 

FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Monday, January 27 at Drake University in Des Moines, IA. Sponsored by the Iowa Atheists and Freethinkers, the talk will start at 6:00 p.m. in the Sussman Theater in the Olmstead Center, 2875 University Avenue Des Moines, IA 50311. The presentation will be followed by a book signing, and time for Q&A.

Copies of Andrew's book should be pre-ordered for $25 prior to the event, and can be picked-up at the venue. For cash or check pre-orders, please contact Jason Bennell via email at [email protected] To pre-order with a credit card, please visit FFRF's online shop and add "Des Moines pre-order" in the NOTES field at check-out, or call 800-335-4021 to order by phone, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. This event is free and open to the public.

January 2020

January 26 -- Houston, Texas

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Dan Barker will talk about "The Battle of Church and State" for Houston Oasis on Sunday, January 26 at 10:30 am. The event will take place in the Baker Ripley Gulfton Sharpstown Campus, 6500 Rookin St, Houston, TX. Contact: Lew Kana.

January 2020

January 23 -- Chicago, Illinois

The Chicago Humanists present a conversation with FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel, and Friendly Atheist Hemant Mehta. Seidel and Mehta will focus on the rise of Christian Nationalism and Seidel's book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Thursday, January 23 at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Harold Washington Library, in downtown Chicago, Ill. Every attendee will receive a signed hardcover book with compliments of the Chicago Humanists. Andrew Seidel will sign books from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. The talk starts at 7:00 p.m. This is a ticketed event, please register in advance to get your ticket for a donation of your choice. Tickets are available here. Contact the Chicago Humanists with any questions. SOLD OUT.

January 2020

January 19 -- Little Rock, Arkansas

 

Sponsored by the Arkansas Freethinkers, FFRF Senior Counsel Patrick Elliott  will discuss “The Theocrats’ Playbook” on Sunday, January 19 at 1:00 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church located at 1818 Reservoir Road, Little Rock, AR 72227. Patrick will discuss his years of work at FFRF including his work representing ASF in the battle against the Ten Commandments monument on the State Capitol grounds. He will also share insights into the tactics used by officials who seek to inject religion into government, and suggestions (not commandments!) for how to help protect the separation of church and state. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, or to RSVP, please visit the Arkansas Freethinkers events page

January 2020

January 16 -- New Orleans, Louisiana

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will discuss his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Thursday, January 16, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sponsored by the New Orleans Secular Humanist Association, and the UNO Political Science department, the talk will start at 7:00 p.m. in Room 407 of the Earl K. Long Library on the University of New Orleans campus, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70148. The presentation will be followed by refreshments and a book signing at 8:00 p.m., including time for 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, parking on campus is free after 6:00 p.m. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

December 2019

December 20 -- Madison, Wisconsin

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November 2019

November 14 -- Minneapolis, Minnesota

FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will talk about his debut book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American on Thursday, November 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is hosted by the Campus Atheists, Skeptics and Humanists and will be held at the University of Minnesota Molecular and Cellular Biology building (MCB) room 2-122. 420 Washington Avenue SE Minneapolis, MN, 55455.  Andrew's talk will be followed by a Q&A and book signing. This event is free and open to the public.

November 2019

November 14 -- Sacramento, California

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FFRF co-president Dan Barker will be in Sacramento at 6:30 pm on Thursday, November 14, for “Judy’s Outrageous Interviews featuring Dan Barker, Piano and Pizza,” hosted by Judy Saint of the Greater Sacramento Chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The event will take place at the Reason Center, 1824 Tribute Rd, Suite A. Contact [email protected].

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October 2019

October 4-6 -- Chicago, Illinois

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Women of Color Beyond Belief Conference: Activism, Feminism, and Secularism in ACTION! Presented by Black Nonbelievers, Black Skeptics Group, and the Women’s Leadership Project, this will be the first national secular forum exclusively focused on the perspectives and work of women of color atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers and skeptics. This event will take place October 4th through the 6th at the Marriott Midway Hotel located at 6520 S. Cicero Avenue in Chicago, IL. More information and registration details are available here

October 2019

October 2 -- Boulder, Colorado

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FFRF co-president Dan Barker will speak about "Losing Faith in Faith" (his preacher-to-atheist story) at the University of Colorado-Boulder at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 2. The event, sponsored by the Secular Students and Skeptics Society at University of Colorado At Boulder, will take place in Eaton Humanities (1610 Pleasant St.) Room 245. Contact by email.

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September 2019

September 26 -- Johnson City, Tennessee

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FFRF co-president Dan Barker will talk to the Secular Humanist Alliance (a chapter of the Secular Student Alliance) at East Tennessee State University on Thursday, September 26 at 7:00 pm in the Ball Hall Auditorium (232 Sherrod Drive, Johnson City). See announcement. Contact Assistant Director of Student Activities Carter Warden.

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September 2019

September 21 -- C-SPAN

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C-SPAN2 BookTV will be airing FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel’s recent debate “Does America Have a Christian Founding?” this Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

The debate took place last week against George Fox University Professor Mark David Hall at the University of Louisville McConnell Center and examined the role of religion in America’s founding, as well as its role in American government today. This is a great opportunity to hear Seidel — whose new book is The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American — correct the record on Christian nationalist propaganda about America’s so-called religious founding. Tune in this Saturday at 7:30 ET!

September 2019

September 21 -- Lexington, Kentucky

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will present at the Kentucky Freethought Convention 2019 on September 21. Andrew will speak on a legal panel in the morning and discuss his new book The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism Is Un-American in the afternoon. The event is sponsored by the Kentucky Secular Society, the Humanist Forum of Central Kentucky, and other organizations and will be held at the Lexington Center, 430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507. Registration is required. More details to follow.

September 2019

September 11 -- Louisville, Kentucky

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FFRF Director of Strategic Response Andrew Seidel will debate George Fox University politics professor Mark David Hall on the topic "Did America Have a Christian Founding?" This scholarly debate will examine the role of religion in America's founding, as well as its role in American government today. The debate will take place on September 11 at 6-7:30 p.m. in the Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville, 2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40208. Free and open to the public.

September 2019

September 9 -- Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

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FFRF's co-president Dan Barker will talk about "Libre Albedrío Explicado" (Free Will Explained) to the Secular Humanist Association of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez at 5:00 pm on Monday, September 9 in the Anfiteatro Figueroa Chapel UPRM. Contact Cecilia Pagán (student organizer) or Eva Quiñones (with Humanists of Puerto Rico).

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