The FFRF Action Fund salutes the work of the Congressional Freethought Caucus and its current membership. The CFC was co-founded by Reps. Jared Huffman, Calif., and Jamie Raskin, Md., in 2018.
What does the Congressional Freethought Caucus Do?
The Congressional Freethought Caucus is open to senators and members of Congress of all faiths and none. Its goals are to:
Why is the Congressional Freethought Caucus Important?
The presence of the Caucus reflects the acknowledgment of a wider trend in American society: Non-religious Americans — the so-called “Nones” — are the fastest-growing demographic by religious identification, now making up more than a quarter of the country. Yet they are underrepresented in legislative chambers. The “Nones” are committed to science, reason, and the separation of state and church. The Congressional Freethought Caucus is organizing to defend these principles and values, which are under constant threat today. There are no fees for joining the Caucus.