Freedom From Religion Foundation Little More Than a Hate Group

In the tradition of such liberal organizations as the New Black Panther Party, the KKK and Occupy Wall Street, the Freedom From Religion Foundation makes its living and builds its reputation by publicly bullying a group that it blames for all the evils in society.

The FFRF, founded by atheists Anne Nicol Gaylor and her daughter, Annie Laurie Gaylor, in 1976, is the major organization whose name crops up whenever someone is "offended" by a public display of the Ten Commandments, a graduation prayer or a Christmas display.

They've gone after historical markers, courthouse displays and even veterans memorials. There's no corner of America's Judeo-Christian heritage that FFRF isn't low enough to seek to obliterate.

One of their latest targets is a large stone monument with the Ten Commandments erected in 1957 outside Connellsville Junior High School in Pennsylvania. The monument was donated by the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

According to the FFRF, the monument somehow violates the First Amendment. The suit was filed on behalf of a child and parent who said the monument makes them feel excluded, according to the complaint. They also don't want the monument moved to a nearby church because it would still be in view of the school.

The First Amendment states, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

Oddly enough, there's nothing in there about school districts not being allowed to display a historic monument donated by local community faith groups just because someone doesn't like the words on it.

But this is the state that liberal courts and hate groups like the FFRF have brought us to. The First Amendment was meant to protect religious speech, not excise it from public life.

What's really been going on with the FFRF and the courts getting rid of public religion is the establishment of a state religion called secular humanism, atheism, communism or any of several other names, all of which promote the worship of the self.

The current fad is to pretend that atheism is not a religion, but it is. In the 1950s, humanist organization sought tax exemptions as religious organizations. Julian Huxley called it "religion without revelation."

In fact the current dodge about atheism not being religion is designed so that Christians can't do to atheism exactly what the atheists are doing to Christianity -- kicking it out of the schools and public life.


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  • DontTreadOnMe11

    We have the biggest worshiper of self, in obama

    • Screeminmeeme

      DontTreadOnMe11.....Yep. I truly believe that he is a megalomaniac with delusions of grandeur......imperious, imagining himself far above the unwashed masses and destined for greatness.

      I have not the slightest doubt that he's empowered by the Adversary himself, which is how he was catapulted into the WH from obscurity and explains how he can distance himself from the truth and avoid taking responsibility for his incompetence.

      He is soulless and bent on evil.

      • DontTreadOnMe11

        I believe that obama is the third anti-Christ that Nostradamus talked about in one of his quatrains. Although, obama is technically not from the mid-east as Nostradamus said, he is a muslim and I believe he is being financed by the Saudi's.

        • Judy Ladd

          Don't forget George Soros has backed him from the beginning too.. He would love to see America fall.. I wonder who is 'waiting in the wings' to take over when they topple us from power and cripple us as a country........

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OPJORL2IHPGBP5USJSUY5XGEUE LEE

          That would be the New World Order!

        • jazzpast

          Mitt Romney is the the candidate nobody wanted

        • jazzpast

          I believe everyone of you Godless LDS mormon cult members are anti-christian

        • Evermyrtle

          There are always exceptions. I sincerely hope there there are some Christians, those who are believers of JESUS CHRIST, as the only SON OF GOD, exists. Most of those that I have heard do not believe this. This is the fact that can make you a Christian; the only way.

        • jazzpast

          Your voting for a Godless LDS mormon cult leader Mitt Romney not a Christian.

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          Philippians 1:18 KJV

        • jazzpast

          GALATIANS 1:8-9

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          He preaches Christ. Philippians 1:18 KJV is more relevant.

        • Taylor Wallis

          The meaning of Christian is Christ like. It is very hard to find true Christians now a days. And quit frankly, the way you are acting you are not a christian.

        • Screeminmeeme

          jazzpast....Do us all a favor and go soak your head....preferably in battery acid.

        • jazzpast

          Romney supporters are evil people.

        • http://twitter.com/MarilynBr MarilynBr

          Weird response.

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          Preferably between two electrodes.

        • jazzpast

          Screeminmeeme...Why don't you curse God and die devil.

      • jazzpast

        Mitt Romney sucks pass it on

        • Debbie

          this is America you can give your opinion without being, stoned, beheaded, or sodimized.

        • jazzpast

          mormon Mitt Romney's the candidate nobody wanted

        • Evermyrtle

          For the present time, we are only relatively safe, but how long will it last before we are another Iran.

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          Somebody has deliberately given you wrong information.
          Please continue to pretend that you have fallen for the trick.

        • jazzpast

          I'm not a mormon, no lies being told here. I don't have to lie because my Christian religion isn't based on a lie.

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          YOUR "Christian religion." [Jesus railed against "religion."]
          So, you've made up a "religion" to suit yourself. Got it.

        • jazzpast

          My Christianity comes from the KJV of the Bible and on my knees. Your Godless LDS mormon cult leaders God lives on planet Kolob. Your mormon God isn't my God. Got it.

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          We know. Everybody with whom you disagree is a Mormon. I'm not, but that won't stop you from saying that I am.
          We also know that you are a DNC aparatchuk.

        • jazzpast

          All you do is lie you sound like Godless LDS mormon cult trash to me.

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          I can't help what you say you choose to think.

        • Screeminmeeme

          Mr.Incredible, in Jesus' Name........When jazzpast misses his thorazine he starts accusing everyone of being Mormon. He's close to needing a straight jacket and a hot bath.

        • http://twitter.com/kraig4u Craig Allen

          Maybe we can push him over the edge !

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          There is really something wrong with him. But nothing that a little Prozac, a polo mallet and a car battery can't fix.

        • jazzpast

          That's what Joseph Smith did was make-up a false religious system. Your non-plus mormon don't know what your talking about. You don't know anything about being a Christian.

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          I want not to know anything about YOUR kind of "kristianitie."

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          Keep pretending that you've fallen for the trick. You're doing a great job!

        • Evermyrtle

          In JESUS NAME, to carry this name you need to get the truth to be able to use HIS name, or drop it..

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          Thanks, but I got the Truth.

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Anita-Eitmann/100000450497995 Anita Eitmann

          But obastardo and his family sucks the blood out of Americans. Did you know that it cost us taxpayers over 1.4 billion dollars so that obastardo and moocha could live higher that royalty. It only cost the British 57 million dollars to cover the entire Royal family. We were only supporting 4 moochas. At least Romney isn't sucking my money but his own. Obastardo is sucking my money.

        • jazzpast

          Your Godless LDS mormon cult leader and Mullah Mitt Romney SUCKS just as bad as Barack Obama! ! Your cult leader won't win the election anyway.

        • http://twitter.com/kraig4u Craig Allen

          Wrong...Barack HUSSEIN Obama sucks...people already know that...so you don't have to pass it on...!

        • jazzpast

          I agree Barack Hussein Obama SUCKS! So does your Godless LDS mormon cult leader Mitt Romney pass it on! !

        • http://twitter.com/kraig4u Craig Allen

          Barack HUSSEIN HUSSEIN HUSSEIN Obama ? Hmmm, HUSSEIN, isn't that a ,uh, Muslim name ? I'm sticking with the Morman, I'll be "tolerant" !

        • jazzpast

          maybe you should join them and become a member? mormon like the muslim are just a tool of SATAN and those who follow their false teachings will die go to hell. You can do what ever you want but your no Christian

        • http://twitter.com/chaotixjoe NamelessN00b

          Both Suck. Obama loves himself, and Romney loves Money.

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1794589754 Sireta Neighbors

          Is that why he gives so much of his away and works for no wages?

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Carol-Fryer/100000156546455 Carol Fryer

          I think they both suck and cover each others butts.

        • Marty

          Nice!

        • Evermyrtle

          Both of them!. What it adds up to is rvil and the lesser of two evils.

      • Raymond

        Screem,
        are you still receiving newsletters from this website?

        • Screeminmeeme

          Raymond....Yes....but many regulars here have said they're not.
          I hope the GP owners are looking into what happened. For over nearly 2 weeks there's been a significant drop in comments and I've wondered if some hackers have done something to hinder information getting out.

        • wishforliberty

          Watch some of the live links folks have been posting. I just looked at one and it hijacked my browser for about 20 min. until I was able to get the program extinguished from my system. It is a cyber attack and I have reported it several times to the cyber-crimes task force in my region. Carefully verify the links folks post !!!!

        • Screeminmeeme

          wishforliberty....Thanks for the info. I am cyber challenged and wish I knew more about it, but that might explain some trouble Ive been having lately.

        • WISHFORLIBERTY

          That is unfortunate, and all to common a statement of computer/internet users. [note, do a search for anti spyware/malware and find someone that can assist you with a good virus/internet security utility.] It is really hard for my wife to use our intranet because of all the security protocols I have setup to detect out-side threats. Sometimes it suck having the know-how, because if half the folks reading this knew how many external attacks our internet system has every second, it might make people stop using it. Lucky for us, KING NOBALLZO and his Chicago GANG, will keep us safe from the evils of the internet, and everything else. Todays prayer: Dear Lord, Please give a good dose of humility to all the elected officials so as they may see the very laws they create, destroy Your promises and Your liberty that You have given every human being on the planet.......... In Jesus Name, AMEN

        • Screeminmeeme

          WISHFORLIBERTY.....I do have a good spyware/malware program now. (recommended by people who know much more than I about it).
          Two years ago, I had one laptop crash due to a antivirus scam I responded to and bought some software. Had to report it to the local police, the FBI and the FCC, which contacted me about the scam which had affected a lot of people.

          The FCC took the case to court and won and I at least got my money back. That happened when I had another antivirus program. I usually am careful about clicking on any links..but this last week, had some problems with my browser (firefox) after I had clicked on a video. Cant remember now which one but after that I didn't go to anymore.

          Last month I was notified by my bank that my debit card info had been breached at MasterCard, so I had to shut that down right away.

          The internet is a wonderful thing for those of us who are autodidacts but its scary to think what cyber criminals can do to one's life.

          Thx for the response. And I'm in agreement with your prayer. :)

        • Evermyrtle

          I am commuter illiterate and wish I could give some info. but I am at a complete loss.

        • Evermyrtle

          We have been blocked! for improper comments, What are they?? I do no t know, I only know that it is a fact, for all except THE GODFATHER.

      • Judy Ladd

        My thoughts exactly. He came from out of nowhere, and was pushed quickly to the potus before anyone could do any REAL vetting of him. When there are so many questions about him, and he spend millions to keep it that way, it has to make one think 'what is he hiding?'

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Peacock/100001241183282 David Peacock

          not exactly true;; there were plenty of red flags media covered it up to the non engaged;; I have been fighting this bas66trd for 5 years because I was alarmed by Jeremiah Wright, Bill Ayers, Tony Rizzco, Frank Marshall Davis, black liberation theology; you just did not want to hear it.

        • Screeminmeeme

          David Peacock....I agree and understand your frustration. I too have been opposing Obama since 2005 and tried to tell people but they didn't want to hear about it. There's a mountain of evidence against him that would have kept him out of office, had only people paid attention.

      • jazzpast

        If you want to talk about a soulless empty man all you need to do is look at your Godless LDS mormon cult leader Mitt Romney the plastic man with strings to pull. Ha, ha, ha! Now there is an evil man. We all know Mitt Romney is a FAKE ESTABLISHMENT, FLIP-FLOPPING, PHONEY that stands for nothing but cutting his own taxes.

      • jazzpast

        One nation, under mormon with multiple wives for all. Can you spell blasphemy

    • jazzpast

      Mitt Romney is totally self-centered. He cares only about himself and has disdain for 47% of the American population. Your LDS mormon cult leader and Mullah Mitt Romney thinks he's a God. And don't forget Rino Romney's real mormon God lives on planet Kolob.

      • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

        Thank you for the DNC version direct from DNC Headquarters. Only you're not doing much persuading.
        I'm voting for Romney, as the only other candidate with a chance to win, and there's not a thing you can do about it.

        • jazzpast

          I'm not voting for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama. Got it.

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          Except that you are an Obammy/DNC operative, streaming propaganda direct from Dem HQ.

    • Sutekh

      Indeed, that is true. Electing Obama president was like electing the Pope president, or electing L. Ron Hubbard president. Obama is his own god, so putting him in the White House is a violation of separation of church and state. That would be true of most atheists.

  • Pastafarian

    Public schools are not the place for this. If you want your kids to learn about religion, take them to CHURCH.

    • Debbie

      children and some adults need religion, they have no moral compass, you don't need church for that, only avenues to learn what it is to be decent.

      • Pastafarian

        How about this for a compromise - you can leave the commandments that have to do with morals - take down the ones that are just instructions on how to worship. Then, to be fair - have other religions' moral codes posted too.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Anita-Eitmann/100000450497995 Anita Eitmann

      Public schools is not the place to brain wash our children into communist, liberal, socialists agendas either; but this is their main classes. That's why our kids get out of the public school system and can not read and write on a 3rd grade level. But they can tell you how they learned to sing praises to obastardo; how to soak the government for freebies; how to hate white people because of slavery; how they lie and manipulate the history of America.

      • Pastafarian

        There are private schools and home schooling if you do not want to send your kids to public school. You can teach your kids that slavery never existed if you want.

    • http://twitter.com/kraig4u Craig Allen

      10 commandments are guidelines...not "orders"...( but it is highly recommended to follow them ! ) You don't have to read them, you don't have to follow them. I think if you read them you might go up in flames !

      • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

        A command is an order. A command doesn't leave options.

    • Judy Ladd

      When the Ten Commandments were given to Moses, God meant for them to guide
      HIS people to live good lives and not be wicked and miserable like the ungodly.
      I would rather see a Godly message posted on the school grounds than the
      humanistic self-righteous message as a guide to living a good life.Can you even
      imagine how society would look if there were NO RULES to live by? Yes, look
      around. We see how that has worked. The first schools in America armed their
      children against evil by teaching from the Bible ..It was good enough to work
      from 1620's all the way to 1960's...Public schools were active in teaching Bible
      principles and morals along with the church. Then transition began> and the ungodly have
      rewritten moral laws until our society is not safe or pleasant anymore. Families
      are disintegrated, so schools are failing. At least when God was in our lives
      and schools, most people had a moral code to live by that kept us safe and
      secure. Gods Words have been put down by the ungodly long enough and its time
      for Christians to say ENOUGH. I will not apologize for having a belief in the
      trinity of GOD that is based on faith, and backed by some of the first written
      documents dated over 5000 years ago.

      • Pastafarian

        No one is asking you to apologize - just to be fair to those that follow a different faith. They have to go to school too.

        Would you be willing to post Noahide laws (Judiasm), the 10 Yamas (Hinduism), the Noble Eightfold path (Buddhism), the 5 precepts (Taoism), The 5 pillars of Islam, the 7 virtues of Bushido, the 10 conditions of Bai'at, The code of Hammurabi, and the 8 I'd really rather you didn't's (Pastafarianism)? Either they all are represented or none of them should be.

  • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

    Where, in the First Amendment, is the negation "Freedom FROM 'religion'"?

  • Raymond

    Lt.General (Ret.) Jerry Boykin on Marxism in America...
    http://www.morningstartv.com/oak-initiative/marxism-america

  • Debbie

    monuments that have the commandments don't tell you what religion you should be, its simple rules for behavior that are suppose to help you to be more civilized. A message that takes a few brain cells to understand.

  • Ecarinata

    The KKK is a liberal organization??

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Anita-Eitmann/100000450497995 Anita Eitmann

      Another organization started by the democraps. The southern demoshits.

      • Ecarinata

        Got it. Thanks for the explanation
        Still a stretch to label them liberal

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Peacock/100001241183282 David Peacock

          SOUTHERN DEMOCRATS

    • http://www.facebook.com/Wolfman4u Wolfman Thomas

      not any more

    • JohnDoner

      "such liberal organizations as the ... KKK"! What is the author talking about? The KKK is one of the most hateful, conservative groups in this country. You can't disavor the KKK by claiming they're a "liberal" organization. That's nonsense.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OPJORL2IHPGBP5USJSUY5XGEUE LEE

        It was started by the democratic party in the south. Read your history.

        • JohnDoner

          And the southern Dems were very conservative and now are the Republicans. The goals of the KKK are totally contradictory to progressive/liberal perspectives.

      • DanR

        A point of view that holds that any ( or A) , "greater" group ought to rule over all lesser groups can safely be labeled "liberal" just as today's liberal believes that he, and his ilk ought to control each and every individual's actions 'for the greater good' is ;iberal. JohnDonner: Yopu have fallen for the liberal distortion that equates conservatism with "hate", yet you seem to have failed to notice that today's liberal is among the most hateful of any group when their demogoguery is not enforced by law. This is as a result of the paradigm shift in left and right that occurred with the adoption of our Constitution. The old way was that, yes, the elite ought to rule, so we got monarchies, etc. Today's liberal wants a return to elitist rule, because they believe THEY are the elite, and all others should fall in line behind them. While our Founding Fathers WERE "liberal' for their day, THEY created the shift that NOW, conservatism is to preerve THEIR(OUR) values and traditions of SELF-rule, and LIBERTY, not elitism/ statism.

        • JohnDoner

          "you seem to have failed to notice that today's liberal is among the most hateful of any group when their demogoguery is not enforced by law". I read both liberal and conservative sites, and in the liberal sites I have never seen such hate as that conveyed in the extreme conservative sites. Just review the comments on this site.

        • DanR

          Fortunately, John, we don't all live on blogs(though we do visit), but in real life, The examples of the hatred of liberals is evident in everyday life. We conservatives generally limit any vitriol we feel to the blogs, but that viriol is usually a backlash from liberals trying to force their agendas on us.

  • hongryhawg

    I sure would like to see the looks on their faces when they wake up in HeII.

  • http://twitter.com/acenypdretired Al Castagna

    Those that worship no GOD, worship themselves.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Carol-Fryer/100000156546455 Carol Fryer

      exactly.....its only what they want and they can rule YOU.

  • http://www.facebook.com/tony.bulver Tony Bulver

    I don't know why the atheists are whining so much. They already have a national holiday. It's April 1 of every year.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Anita-Eitmann/100000450497995 Anita Eitmann

    what about the slogan the majority rules? What happened to this democratic idea? Someone please explain to me why all of a sudden minority thinking and agendas over ride the majority now. We need conservatives in government more than ever now.

    • Guest

      All of that has been discarded in many cases.

    • Marty

      Unlimited majority is exactly what America is NOT about. We are a representative constitutional republic whose representatives are elected democratically. Unlimited majority rule is gang-warfare and about as evil a form of government as anyone could want. Two of the greatest examples of democracy in action are the death of Socrates and a lynch mob. I much prefer a government of laws and not slogans.

      • JPCEC

        Well stated and thank you for that. It's sad to see the number of Americans who do not understand the difference and continue to call the USA a democracy. I prefer laws as well providing those laws are enforced as intended. There's another area we fall short on it seems. We have more law than at any time in our history yet the legal water is continually muddy and must be cleared continually. Worse is an administration that is big on writing law but not so energetic with enforcement.

      • http://twitter.com/kraig4u Craig Allen

        So let's dump "hope and change" then, shall we ?

        • DrBarbara

          Yes, please!

    • Pastafarian

      The bill of rights are designed to give individual liberties to every citizen - rights that cannot be taken away by the government or a majority.

      "The great danger in the republics is that the majority will not respect the rights of the minority" - James Madison

      "the minority possess their equal rights, which equal laws must protect, and to violate which would be oppression." - Thomas Jefferson

      "Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities form oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual)." - Ayn Rand

      "Protecting the rights of even the least individual among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing" - Ronald Reagan

      • Marty

        Ahhh! Ayn Rand is far too infrequently quoted these days. So good to see her views, so concise, so clear, so unequivocal! Thank you, Pasta!

        • Ellen_L

          FYI The next part of Atlas Shrugged the Movie will be out next month. The trailer looked good. Check out the website. It should be easy to find from any search engine. Still only part 2, which should entice some people to read the book to see how it continues and ends. As is often the case, the book is much richer than any movie could be. It has more characters, more background, more events, the thoughts of the characters, and in Ayn Rand's case more philosophic material than a movie could carry.

        • Marty

          Yes, I've been signed-up on their website since last year, for Part I. Used to subscribe to The Ayn Rand Letter back in the '70's before she ceased publication. I've been "casting" that movie since the early '70's, but really would like to have seen a 3-hour TV movie of it made: one series, 30 episodes! Two old friends of mine knew her, but one of them, Dr. John Hospers, has since passed on. The other is still in possession of an autographed copy of the 10-year anniversary edition (1967). In case you are interested, Nathaniel Branden has published a transcribed book of his NBI lecture series, The Basic Principles of Objectivism. It is titled "The Vision of Ayn Rand", published by Cobden Press/Laissez-Faire Books, Gilbert, AZ, 2009. I have a set of the original vinyl records which I also painstakingly transcribed circa 1972-'74.

        • Ellen_L

          Marty, I got my copies as bound editions. I don't know if they are still available. I agree on the movie - a long series might have done it justice. I have Nathaniel Branden's book. I heard those way back in the late 70's. Good to meet someone else who has similar interests. Maybe we will meet again over at Laissez-Faire, check out their new club. You might also enjoy Lenard Peikoff's pod casts, he is much more accessible than he is as a writer. And of course, there are good things from ARI. Yaron Brook is very interesting. Thanks for the conversation.

        • Marty

          Very nice, Ellen! I echo your sentiments! I presume you have also read Peikoff's "The Ominous Parallels: The End of Freedom in America"? Yaron is down in Orange County. I met him during a special screening of the movie "Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged" at the Arclight Theater. Nice guy with a superb sense of humor.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sarah-Venhartly/100003164475597 Sarah Venhartly

      The handgun ban in DC was determined unconstitutional and overturned. It did not matter whether a majority had voted for it. Same with prayer in schools. The right to own a gun and the separation of state and church are protected by the Bill of Rights and not open to a vote.

    • Taylor Wallis

      The majority doesn't rule. How would you feel if you were the minority? Everyone is different, and we all deserve the same rights. No matter who you are. What we need is equality in this country. The blacks were the minority once, no they are consider human like everyone else. Women were look down on as weaker, and were told they could only do certant things. Now there are women in most every career field. It is about time everyone got the same pervilages, and not just the majority.

      • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

        We vote on things in this country. The Founders voted on the Bill of Rights, et al.
        So, why don't you just get your banjo and write a ballad.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Peacock/100001241183282 David Peacock

    CHOOT-EM

  • http://www.facebook.com/Wolfman4u Wolfman Thomas

    The real problem is not a film or movie--- the Middle East is and always will be a f---ed up mess because they mix their corrupt government politics in with all their old outdated tribal no tolerance religions and we Americans pay for all this s--t with our lives and money. the media and Huff Post and AOL remove this comment every time it is posted so it must be the truth

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Peacock/100001241183282 David Peacock

    destroy the ACLU and this crap will end.

  • flaphil

    If Americans were smart enough at comprehension skills they could realize what the Constitution says. It does not say Americans should be protected from religion, but they have the right to practice their religion. It (Constitution) also is written to protect people FROM the government and bad laws. This was the belief until public schools and universities started brainwashing people into thinking the State was granting rights instead of God. You can thank the liberals for this.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Carol-Fryer/100000156546455 Carol Fryer

    All freedom from religion is is perversion wanting to go wild with no moral stops.

  • Linda

    The atheists who whine about the fact that churches are tax exempt need to be reminded of the fact that about 60 years ago, atheists attempted to gain tax exemptions.

  • JohnDoner

    "such liberal organizations as the ... KKK"! What are you talking about? The KKK is one of the most hateful, conservative groups in this country. You can't disavor the KKK by claiming they're a "liberal" organization. That's nonsense.

    Read more: http://godfatherpolitics.com/7244/freedom-from-religion-foundation-little-more-than-a-hate-group/#ixzz27zMbxw7c

  • Matvei

    The KKK is not liberalorganisation, that is ridiculous to say.

  • Evermyrtle

    Here are some scriptures fro GOD'S WORD that describe peoples of today, describes our people of today, very well.
    I Timothy 3:1-5
    1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
    2. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
    3. Without natural afffecton, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,
    4. Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures, more than lovers of GOD;
    5. Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: form such turn away;

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mark-Kuykendall/100000982787451 Mark Kuykendall

    Let them go against the Westboro Baptist Church in a Texas Death Match, and hope someone drops drones on all of them.

  • Reagan Conseravitive

    Why do atheist spend so much time and money fighting someone they do not believe in?

  • Marty

    Atheism is nothing more than a personal view, an answer to a single philosophical question: Does God exist?. In the absence of convincing evidence, the atheist answers: "No." Atheism is no more a religion than answering "No" to the question: "Would you like cream for your coffee?" is a religion. It is the absence of religion, "a- (meaning not or no) theism" means, literally, "no-theism." Nothing more. Why get so excited about it? After all, it really isn't all that important in the grander scheme of things. Either way one answers it, nothing spectacular ever happens. (Except for beheadings, airliners crashing into buildings, the Inquisition, the Crusades and the burning of a few accused of "witchcraft"---which an atheist worthy of the name also rejects...

  • Marty

    Freedom OF religion is meaningless if it does not include freedom FROM religion.

  • fliteking

    Anyone who can walk out of their home in the moring and not believe in the Lord is truly blind to the World.

  • Walt

    Personally, I am all for refusing to comply with these people and the corrupt judges who endorse their athiest points of view. If these people feel "excluded" perhaps it is because they are for some perverted reason. With that said, If they don't like it - then don't read it; but don't interfer with my right to see it and read it. It is like religion - I choose to go to heaven when I die but I do not interfer with your right to go to hell if you wish.

  • Taylor Wallis

    Yes this oraganiziation is taking things to far, but I also understand that they don't want the religion of other shoved down their throats. I know how they feel, but people should be able to show their religion no matter what it is. I would get made if they were to ever tell me I can decorate the outside of my home for Beltane, or Madon, or Imbloc or any of my other holidays. People should be free to practice whatever religion they want.

  • jango

    this nation is full of idiots and these monument nazis are the tops.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sarah-Venhartly/100003164475597 Sarah Venhartly

    Hate group? Give me a break. FFRF points out clear Constitution violations. The Supreme Court has consistently ruled against ten commandments posted in a public school for the same reason that you can't start the day with the lord's prayer. Being American means honoring the Constitution (as interpreted by the Supreme Court). If you want to ignore the Supreme Court and be your own Judge and Jury, then you are the hater.

  • John Tashjian

    And people born after 1980 give blank stare and "say" "Huh?" whenever the name Madalyn Murry-O'Hair is mentioned. I am simply glad about one thing regarding this issue: I am supremely glad that I WON'T be in their shoes come Judgment Day when, as I would suspect, such people wind up being condemned for being the Pharisees/Sadduccees that they are.

  • http://twitter.com/CPRMSJ Capu Letto

    The way this article reads, anyone who disagrees with the personal views of the writer is a member of a hate group. Well, if you are going to qualify the FFRF as a hate group, let's specify that what FFRF hates are people who disrespect and try to manipulate the U.S. Constitution for their personal gain. And it is to your benefit as a religious individual that the U.S. Constitution determines the rule of law, and not the Bible, for it is the Constitution that guarantees your freedom to practice your religion as you see fit, and not according to what the Pope ordains. So, maybe FFRF is doing what we should all be doing as U.S. citizens, and defend the Constitution that protects our rights.
    In reference to the comment of what about "majority rules"?. The U.S. Constitution prevents the majority from having too much power. Majority rules is not a democratic idea, it is another way of saying dictatorship. Note that the presidency is not (typically) won on the popular vote, but the number of delegates earned. There is a reason for this.

  • Lisette Caveny

    I am a member of FFRF and I hate no one. The organization supports the Constitution. Why don't every one of you?

    The subject monument is not "historic," it is very Christian. If the text on monument were quotes from the Koran or the Baghavad Gita, would you still want it in the schoolyard?

    Some Christians favor religion in schools, but only if it represents one faith -- theirs and nobody else's. That is not the intent of the Constitution nor of our wise founding fathers. Freedom of religion includes freedom from religion.

    I agree with "Pastafarian:"

    "The great danger in the republics is that the majority will not respect the rights of the minority" - James Madison

    "the minority possess their equal rights, which equal laws must protect, and to violate which would be oppression." - Thomas Jefferson
    "Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities form oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual)." - Ayn Rand
    "Protecting the rights of even the least individual among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing" - Ronald Reagan

    • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

      ==Freedom of religion includes freedom from religion.==
      Show us where that negation appears in the First Amendment.

      • Taylor Wallis

        If you can't see it doesn't matter what anyone tells you; you are not going to.

        • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

          Translation: "I can't find it either."

      • Gamby

        Well, I would say you are "incredibly"stupid and I think Jesus would agree with me

  • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

    We notice that jazzpast, the Obammy agent, has gone into seclusion, or joined a project gang, since the debate which Romney so easily won.

  • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

    Where is this negation "Freedom FROM 'religion'" in the First Amendment?
    Poster Taylor Wallis insists that it is there, though he can't produce evidence of it; and he puts the onus on me saying that, if I can't see it, it's too bad. That's his "proof." Of course, it's no proof, just an attempt at deception and distraction.

    • Taylor Wallis

      First of all I am a woman." Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." If you can not see both freedom of religion and freedom from religion in this you are blind.

      • Mr. Incredible, in Jesus' Name

        I must be blind to it.
        So, since your vision is so good, you can point out where the negation "freedom from religion" is in the First Amendment.

    • Taylor Wallis

      P.S. sorry it took me so long to reply. My laptop is broken so I had to use someone else's computer.

  • http://www.facebook.com/sharon.middleton.77 Sharon Middleton

    Read Daniel 8: 23-25. Does that sound like someone we all know?

  • Chase200mph

    Christianity is a hate group; they are so historically and even
    through their bylaws, the bible. Christians hate being exposed to the fallacies
    of their own beliefs. They resent not having a valid defense and lack of
    evidence, their only reaction left to them is claiming atheist groups are hate
    groups when nothing could be further from the truth. But let’s face it; Christians
    are not interested in the truth. Christians are only interest in the promise of
    privilege and power. And when you show them they have none….well you get blogs
    like this. Ill-informed, un-enlightened and uneducated. The Constitution is a
    protection FROM religion, it protects everyone FROM religious incursions, yes,
    it even protects religion from other religions, but it never recognizes any religion
    having exclusive rights or being right, now get over it.