Separation of Church and State: What it Really Means and Why it is Now So Close to Collapsing

Sunday, May 7th 2017 at 7:00 pm
Sunday, May 7th 2017 at 8:30 pm
The Lucky Lab Pub 1700 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217

Eddie TabashMany secularists have concerns about how well freedom of religion will be protected under the new White House administration. Eddie Tabash, the Chair of the Board of Directors for Center for Inquiry, will try to explain it to you.

  • WHAT: A Lecture on the Separation of Church and State)
  • WHEN: Sunday May 7th at 7:00 PM (Exclusive members meet and greet at 6:00 PM)
  • WHERE: The Lucky Lab Pub 1700 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217 
  • WHO: Brought to you by the Center for Inquiry of Portland.  
  • COST: Students: Free. CFI Planet Level Membership and Above: $5 with Membership Card. General Admission: $7 (Meet and Greet is free, but attendees must pay for the presentation before entering) 
  • Here’s what Eddie Tabash had to say about his upcoming talk:

    “This presentation will describe how the Framers intentionally designed the Constitution and particularly the religion clauses of the First Amendment to secure equality before the law for both believers and nonbelievers. A shift of just one vote on the Supreme Court could usher in a theocracy.”

    Exclusive CFI Member Meet and Greet:

    Are you passionate about the separation of church and state? Are you easily confused by everything going on in politics right now, especially as it pertains to your being a non-believer in America? If any of these are true, you should become a member and attend our exclusive meet and greet with Eddie Tabash! (Doors open for this event at 6:00 PM. The meet and greet is free, but you’ll need to pay for the presentation prior to entering) 

    About Eddie Tabash: Eddie Tabash is a constitutional lawyer in the Los Angeles area. He chairs the board of directors of the Center for Inquiry. His father was an orthodox rabbi from Lithuania. His mother was an Auschwitz survivor from Hungary. After decades of personal religious and spiritual reflection and seeking, he became an atheist. However, in his legal work, Eddie Tabash is devoted to securing full equality for everyone, regardless of viewpoint on matters of religion. He also works closely with believers and nonbelievers of all types in his role as chair of the legal committee of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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    Students receive free CFI Membership HERE:   

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