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Dan Barker Biography

Co-President of the Freedom From Religion Foundation
Con to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"

“Whether my child remains seated for the Pledge or feels compelled to stand with the believers (the real Americans), a precious integrity has been sacrificed. It is a sham unity that glosses over our rich differences.”

Freethought Today, Nov. 2001

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Co-President, Freedom From Religion Foundation, 2004-present
  • Writer, Internet Infidels
  • Public Relations Director, Freedom From Religion Foundation, 1987-2004
  • Former associate pastor at a Friend’s (Quaker) Church, an Assembly of God, and an independent Charismatic church
  • Ordained, Standard Community Church, California, 1975
  • BA, Religion, Azusa Pacific University, 1975
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