Freedom from Religion Foundation

Opelika Schools Hold Moment of Silence Instead of Prayer After Complaint

Opelika City School leaders are reviewing prayer over a loudspeaker prior to high school football games after receiving a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The Opelika City Schools Board of Education received a letter from the Freedom from Religion Foundation based in Madison, Wisconsin.  The letter cited current Supreme Court of the United States ruling that school sponsored prayer is…

Alabama Police Department Blames Crime on Rejection of God

A rural Alabama police department that used social media to scold community members for rejecting God is coming under fire from a group that opposes mixing government and religious faith. A statement posted on Facebook by the Opp Police Department on Tuesday blames a spike in area homicides on the idea that young people have turned away from God and…

Roy Moore Defends Public School Pre-Game Prayers

Says religious rights come from God, not the state

Foundation for Moral Law founder Roy Moore says court rulings are on the side of school systems in which students organize pre-game prayers. Moore and his wife and Foundation employees met with reporters this morning.   “I think the biggest fault in the legal system and elsewhere s that we don’t recognize who gives us that freedom. That’s why we…