Reason Rally 2016 Fast Facts

EVENT:

A four-day event to promote reason in public discourse.

DATE:

June 2 – 5, 2016

LOCATION:

Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC

PURPOSE:

To show support for the secular viewpoint that reason and scientific evidence should be the basis for government decisions and to show the political clout of the secular and atheist community.

PRODUCER:

Reason Rally 2016 is being produced by the Reason Rally Coalition, with board members from a range of atheist and humanist organizations. See the full list here.

SPEAKERS:

A range of scientists and entertainers — including scientist Carolyn Porco, leader of NASA’s Cassini Project; actor John de Lancie of Star Trek fame; world-renowned evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins; comedian and social activist Margaret Cho; and many more. See the full list here.

SPONSORS:

Atheist, secular, and humanist organizations from across the nation are sponsoring Reason Rally 2016. See the full list here.

LOBBYING DAY ISSUE:

On June 2 and 3, we will visit every member of Congress to lobby in support of evidence-based sex education programs. We believe that federally funded sex education should be comprehensive, not based on abstinence-only, an approach that has been proven to be ineffective. See details here.

MEDIA CONTACT

Molly Sugarman
Red Rooster Group
212-673-9353
molly@redroostergroup.com