5/29/14 Wilkes-Barre city council meeting

Quick update: I’ll be speaking at tonight’s Wilkes-Barre City Council meeting concerning events surrounding the improper placement and response from city officials in regards to the FFRF ‘Nothing Fails Like Prayer’ banner. I shall also ask city council for permission to deliver a secular invocation during council meetings (rather than the government-delivered prayer offered during […]

Road to Reason video now available

The video of my appearance on episode #73 of the Virginia-based public access television show Road to Reason is now available. Watch a video of my appearance representing the NEPA Freethought Society, included below, on the television show Road to Reason. I spoke about separation of church and state issues in Northeastern Pennylvania; the importance […]

FFRF banner and others enjoy extra display days

Wilkes-Barre City Administrator Marie McCormick promised the FFRF banner would hang for extra days, but so did other banners. I have been writing a good deal about the ‘Nothing Fails Like Prayer’ banner I, with help from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), displayed on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre in response to a National Day […]

Right-to-know requests filed

I filed right-to-know requests following a discussion I had with Wilkes-Barre city officials concerning the unprominent placement of an FFRF banner.  5/12/14 update: Wilkes-Barre invoked a 30-day extension for response citing staff shortage as the primary reason. Earlier this week — following a recorded discussion I had with Wilkes-Barre City Administrator Marie McCormick and Special […]