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 […]
Workshop #2 September 24th, 2016 Facilitator: Tom Cara, Director FFRFMCC The FFRFMCC held its second discussion workshop on “Challenging Religious Beliefs.” The purpose of these events is for non-theists to socialize and learn from each other’s experiences in dealing with talking points from those of religious faith. Each workshop focuses on two specific questions/topics. The […]
The FFRFMCC is pleased to announce it will be hosting a speaking engagement by FFRF Staff Attorney and Constitutional Counsel Andrew Seidel. The title of his presentation will be: “Religious Freedom or Discrimination?: Examining Religious Freedom Restoration Acts.” Andrew will focus on the recent wave of Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bills that have been […]
FFRF Attorney Ryan Jayne to speak in Naperville, Illinois This Wednesday, October 12, the Humanists of West Suburban Chicago will host Ryan D. Jayne to speak on the topic of “Vigilance for Correcting State/Church Violations.” Ryan is an attorney and the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s Diane Uhl Legal Fellow. Ryan will examine recent FFRF complaints […]
Don’t forget to register for the Freedom from Religion Foundation’s 2016 annual convention!
The FFRFMCC is pleased to announce we will be continuing our discussions on “Challenging Religious Beliefs,” which we began last spring. The objective of these workshops is to assist non-theists by facilitating a group discussion among fellow freethinkers, allowing them to share their thoughts about how best to address various talking points often posed by […]
Please join us as the FFRFMCC hosts its final summer meetup of 2016. This will be a dinner social and all are welcome! Date: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm Place: Leona’s Restaurant in Rogers Park, 6935 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60626 The chapter will provide appetizers, but attendees will be responsible […]
A Two-Day Celebration for Robert Green Ingersoll Dinner Party, Wed. Aug 10 Statue Restoration Dedication Thurs. Aug. 11 (Ingersoll Birthday) Peoria, Illinois More information about the the dinner and the restoration dedication is available here. This is the FFRF article about the restoration.
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 […]
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 […]