Public Square Rosary Crusade protest afterthoughts

My protest of today’s Public Square Rosary Crusade went well (see a press release announcing the protest, an interview I had with a newspaper reporter, and more thoughts I offered on the event prior to the protest). A full report will be contained within tonight’s October 12 episode of Brave Hero Radio. Alongside fellow secularists and […]

10/11 Citizens’ Voice interview

I recently spoke with a reporter for The Citizens’ Voice concerning my upcoming protest of the “Public Square Rosary Crusade” in which I and other local secularists will advocate for separation of church and state and rebut religious claims such as the efficacy of prayer. Feel free to comment on the article or share your […]

Planned protest of “Public Square Rosary Crusade”

A group of Catholics in Northeastern Pennsylvania upset with “the secularist advance” is planning and advertising a rally which will take place at the Our Lady of Fatima grotto in Wilkes-Barre on October 12, 2013 at noon. In response to this rally, I am calling on local secularists to join me in protest of this […]

FFRF urges Wilkes-Barre City Council to cease prayer

On June 13, 2013, I addressed Wilkes-Barre City Council during the public comment section of a council meeting – objecting to government-led prayer and urging council to remove prayer from government meetings [video]. I detailed why I object to governmental prayer in a follow-up written piece, was since featured in local media, and was most recently […]

Syndicated News Services reports on my objection to city council prayer

Al Stefanelli, writing for Syndicated News Services, wrote about my objection to government-led prayer during Wilkes-Barre City Council meetings within an article titled “Atheist activist objects to prayers before City Council meetings.” Stefanelli’s reporting includes prior reporting from WNEP-TV 16 and highlights some of my recent activism in the Wilkes-Barre area including — with the […]