SSA Board Member to Speak at Rally for Freedom from Religion!
Secular Student Alliance Board member Maggie Ardiente will be representing the SSA at a rally on the steps of the United States Supreme Court. The rally will be begin on February 28th at 9:30 in the morning.
The rally is in support of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Oral arguments in their lawsuit questioning the legality of the Faith-Based Initiatives will be heard in the Court. In addition to Ms. Ardiente, speakers include Fred Edwords, Director of Communications for the American Humanist Association; Stuart Jordan, Board Member of the Washington Area Secular Humanists; Lori Lipman-Brown, Director of the Secular Coalition of America; and Margaret Downey, President of Atheist Alliance International and The Freethought Society of Greater Philadelphia (FSGP).
The Faith-Based Initiatives are a clear breach of the First Amendment principle of church-state separation. Make sure to join us and stand up for your rights!
WHO: Freedom From Religion Foundation, The American Humanist Association, Secular Coalition for America, Washington Area Secular Humanists, Atheist Alliance international, FSGP and others!
WHAT: Protest the Office of the Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
WHEN: February 28, 2007, at 9:30 am
WHERE: The Steps of the United States Supreme Court - One First Street, NE Washington, DC (Closest metro stops are Capitol South on the Blue and Orange lines and Union Station on the Red Line)