On the Road: Phoenix Atheist Meetup Group

The Secular Coalition for Arizona (Secular AZ) is often invited to speak to community groups around Arizona with an interest in promoting secular government.  One such group is the social Phoenix Atheist Meetup Group who hosted a gathering with our Director of Government Affairs, Tory Anderson, at a recent meetup in Scottsdale.  The event was well-attended and relaxed.  Tory enjoyed good conversation with the attendees as she introduced Secular AZ to them.  "Not into politics?" she asked, "Then let me be your eyes at the Capitol.

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Arizona Compassion and Choices Meeting

Secular Coalition for Arizona Board Member Jim Lippard and Director of Government Affairs Tory Anderson attended the first community meeting of the new Arizona chapter of Compassion and Choices on November 8, 2015.

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1st Annual Secular Summit

The Secular Coalition for Arizona (Secular AZ) is proud to announce a new, exclusive annual event.  On December 5, 2015, we will hold our first annual Arizona Secular Summit from 9am-2pm at the Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix Community Center in Mesa, Arizona. 

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Meet Our Team: Caleb Naugle

Secular Coalition for Arizona (Secular AZ) has a few new additions to our Board of Directors for 2015-2016 and we are eager to introduce them to the community.  New board member at large CALEB NAUGLE is active in a number of local and national groups, organizations and foundations that share specific goals: to keep church and state separate, ensure equal rights for all, and promote science education.

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On the Road: Secular Humanist Jewish Circle of Tucson

Secular Coalition for Arizona Director of Government Affairs Tory Anderson enjoyed a visit with the Secular Humanist Jewish Circle of Tucson recently as part of their annual Sukkoth celebration.   Tory discussed the activities of the Secular Coalition for Arizona during the previous two legislative sessions, and a lively discussion occurred regarding the state's use of public tax dollars to subsidize religious education through school vouchers and private school tax credits.   Kent Barrabee, a school distric

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ANNOUNCING: "Protect the Freedom Wall" Campaign

There's a lot of talk in Arizona about walls today.  At Secular Coalition for Arizona (Secular AZ), we're very concerned with one such wall.  The wall we seek to uphold does not divide countires or classes of people, but unifies citizens of all beliefs and protects their first amendment freedoms.  The wall separating church and state is a constitutional mandate that ensures freedom of conscience for Arizonans of all backgrounds.  

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Secular Coalition for Arizona responds to Coolidge Resolution 15-32

Today, Secular Coalition for Arizona sent a letter to Coolidge Mayor Jon Thompson, and copied all members of the Coolidge City Council, in response to the Council's unanimous decision to allow invocations before City Council Meetings.  


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Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof..

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