Pittsburgh Freethought Community
Promoting Science, Reason and Humanist Values
in the greater Pittsburgh area.

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Our work: Public Policy Participation and Political Action

PFC identifies areas and issues within local government and local institutions where PFC can and should contribute a perspective and viewpoint on behalf of our stakeholders. We seek to have a seat at the table to represent and communicate the evidence-based, humanist and non-theist beliefs of our members regarding local issues and actions. Beyond the local arena, we seek to keep our members informed about national and international policy and legislation likely to be important to them. At all levels of government, PFC seeks to facilitate participation by its members, by electronic, voice or personal communication with legislators and other leaders. PFC facilitates this participation within the the legal limitations of our non-profit 501(c)(3) status.

Some of the policies we promote include:

  • Promotion of separation of Church and State across the board;
  • Promotion of evidence based public policy in general and of specific evidence-based policies when the public conversation is being heavily influenced by non-evidence based beliefs ie religious dogma.

Take Action!

Please take TWO minutes to fill out the fields in the links below and letters will automatically be sent to your representatives. (I had to click the extra link to find my full zip code, you might too.)

Urge your U.S. Rep. to support repeal of international blasphemy laws


Tell Congress to Support the Scientific Integrity Act:


STOP forced child marriages which usually happen for religious reasons.

Protect Children in Pennsylvania from Forced Marriage!

Ask your reps to join the Congressional Freethought Caucus.

Help Us Expand the Congressional Freethought Caucus! | Center for Inquiry

Click here to oppose PA's "In God We Trust" bill. 


These actions are directly related to our Mission and an important part of our first initiative.

Your time and attention to this is much appreciated.



Not sure who represents you?  Use the links below to find out!

Pennsylvania State Representation- Pennsylvania General Assembly Website

Federal Representation- govtrack.us Website

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