Sign-On Letter: Reproductive Freedom in Poland

October 4, 2016

Poland's limited reproductive freedom is in jeopardy. Two proposed bills in the Sejm (Parliament's lower house) would essentially ban abortion, criminalize certain miscarriages, imprison women who

Sign-On Letter: Supporting Marriage Equality in Mexico

September 15, 2016

A┬áwave of protests throughout M├®xico by the National Family Front have sought to pressure President Enrique Pe├▒a Nieto and the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) to

Supporting the Do No Harm Act

August 25, 2016

In 1993 the U.S. Federal Government enacted the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Over the last 23 years the original RFRA led to many states passing

Sign-On Letter: DNC's Email Scandal & the Need for Secular Government

July 27, 2016

A person's religious affiliation or lack thereof should not be a relevant factor in one's candidacy. This week a hacker's e-mail leak revealed the the

Sign-On Letter: Stop Violence Against Women In Pakistan

July 7, 2016

Domestic violence, specifically violence against women, is a significant problem around the globe and calls to substitute preventive measures with the prescribed violence are reprehensible.

Sign-On Letter: For Orlando

June 16, 2016

Anti-LGBT violence must end. Though we may have recently been granted a brief reprieve through a series of hard-earned victories in marriage and military service, the

Sign-On Letter: Thank You Colombia

June 16, 2016

In April, Colombia became the fourth country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage. Last year, the Inspector General requested that the Constitutional Court invalidate

New Advocacy Letter: To Russian Orthodoxy

June 10, 2016

An Open Letter To The Russian Orthodoxy Should the Russian Orthodoxy serve as the spiritual guide for the people? Our good friend Ivan Mikhailov certainly

Sign-On Letter: Texas Reproductive Freedom

June 1, 2016

The Secular Policy Institute stands firm in its commitment to promote reproductive freedom and oppose faith-based resistance. Reproductive freedom is a hard-won and rarely secure victory of civil rights. In the

Sign-On Letter: North Carolina Transgender Rights

June 1, 2016

North Carolina recently passed a law that has gained relative infamy for its provisions relating to multiple-occupancy bathrooms in public schools and government buildings (HB2).

Sign-On Letter: Refugee Advocacy in the U.N.

June 1, 2016

The Secular Policy Institute and Atheist Alliance International call on the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United States to intervene and begin asylum proceedings for

Sign-On Letter: Tennessee - Unethical Barriers

May 26, 2016

Tennessee's recent passing of legislation that allows mental health counselors and therapists to refuse to treat patients based on religious objections or personal beliefs has

Sign-On Letter: Louisiana - Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Order

May 26, 2016

  In April, Louisiana┬áGovernor Edwards issued the Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Order, effectively terminating former Governor Jindal's discriminatory "Religious Freedom" order. The order takes a

Sign-On Letter: In Support of Transgender Rights

May 18, 2016

  Governor Pat McCrory of North Carolina has received much attention for his recently passed HB2 bill, which prevents transgender people from using public bathrooms

Call For Support From The Americans United for Separation of Church and State

May 11, 2016

Two weeks ago, during markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the House Armed Services Committee adopted the Russell Amendment last week.The Russell Amendment (attached) would

Advocacy Letter: In Support of International Refugees

May 5, 2016

Dear Coalition Members: Thank you all very much for signing on to our past letters. All finalized Sign-on Letters are available for viewing on our

Advocacy Letter: Texas Reproductive Rights

May 5, 2016

Dear Coalition Members: Thank you all very much for signing on to our past letters. All finalized Sign-on Letters are available for viewing on our

Sign-On Letter: Support Georgia Governor's Fight For LGBTQ Rights

March 30, 2016

On Monday, March 28, Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia announced that he will veto the state's "religious liberty" bill that would have allowed faith-based organizations

Sign-On Letter: Humanism in U.K. Schools

March 23, 2016

According to the Pew Research Forum, at least 38.9 percent of people in the United Kingdom lack a religious affiliation. Yet, there have been various

Sign-On Letter: In Support of Transgender Acceptance

March 18, 2016

Representative Mike Honda's (D-CA) resolution "Expressing Support for Supporting Transgender Acceptance" brings awareness of the millions of fellow Americans who are marginalized and endangered because

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