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Hug An Atheist in Chicago

Hug An Atheist in Chicago

On Saturday, November 5th, the FFRFMCC took part in an event organized by Ron McCullough. “Hug an Atheist Day” was designed to showcase how the non-religious are made up of all genders, ages, races and ethnic, cultural, political and socio-economic backgrounds.  We are also decent, moral, caring people who, while we may have our differences […]

By November 15, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Freedom From Religion Foundation National Convention – 2016

Freedom From Religion Foundation National Convention – 2016

The 39th Annual Freedom From Religion Foundation National Convention will take place Oct. 7th – 9th in Pittsburgh, PA. This year’s line-up of speakers is outstanding, and will include physicist Lawrence Krauss, evolutionary biologist Jerry Coyne, philosopher (and one of the “Four Horsemen of New Atheism”) Daniel Dennett and author Susan Jacoby. The convention will […]

FFRF Calls for State/Church Separation in Chicago’s Daley Center Plaza

FFRF Calls for State/Church Separation in Chicago’s Daley Center Plaza

The Freedom From Religion Foundation and its Metropolitan Chicago Chapter have put on display once again a counter to a Catholic “prayer shrine” erected each year in Daley Center Plaza.  The religious shrine features a nine foot laser print of Jesus Christ, and a 20 foot Latin cross for the Christian “holy week,” as well […]

By March 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
2015 Secular Holiday Displays  Counter Intrusive Religious Images at Daley Center Plaza in Chicago and North School Park in Arlington Heights

2015 Secular Holiday Displays Counter Intrusive Religious Images at Daley Center Plaza in Chicago and North School Park in Arlington Heights

The FFRF Dawkins Scarlet “A” sign is festively glowing in both Daley Center Plaza in Chicago and North School Park in Arlington Heights again this year to offer representation for the rapidly growing non-religious community during this holiday season. Also in Daley Plaza, the FFRF Metropolitan Chicago Chapter has erected its “Founding Fathers Nativity” banner […]

By December 5, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Shelley Segal in Concert!  Hosted by the FFRFMCC

Shelley Segal in Concert! Hosted by the FFRFMCC

Shelley Segal is an artist, activist and explicit storyteller who uses her music not only to express the way she sees the world, but to create the world she wants to see. Desirous of all expressions, she flirts with elements of jazz, folk, pop, blues, reggae and electronica, imparting a pure joy about music and […]

By October 22, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
FFRF Co-President Dan Barker Coming to Chicago!

FFRF Co-President Dan Barker Coming to Chicago!

Chicago freethinkers will be treated to a visit from FFRF Co-President Dan Barker.  Dan will be in town to promote his new book, “Life Driven Purpose:  How an Atheist Finds Meaning.”  Come and hear Dan speak at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago at 10:30am on Sunday, October 25th, 2015.  For more information regarding Dan’s […]

By October 22, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Wave 3 of the Chicago FFRF “Out-of-the-Closet” Billboard Campaign Is Now Appearing in Chicago!

Wave 3 of the Chicago FFRF “Out-of-the-Closet” Billboard Campaign Is Now Appearing in Chicago!

The final seven of 21 total billboards created by the FFRFMCC featuring area freethinkers encouraging other non-theists to be more open about their non-belief were erected for another 4-week flight beginning March 4th, 2015 in locations around the north side of Chicago. The campaign began on December 15th, 2014 with eleven individual billboards scheduled for […]

By March 11, 2015 0 Comments Read More →