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Since 1963, American Atheists has protected the absolute separation of religion from government, raised the profile of atheists and atheism in our nation’s public and political discourse, and educated Americans about atheism. Now, more than ever, we need your help.

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Atheists: End Conversion Therapy in Virginia

Richmond, VA–Today, American Atheists submitted testimony supporting HB 386, a bill that would protect young LGBTQ Virginians from harmful conversion therapy.

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Atheist: Florida’s “Moment of Silence” Bill Encourages Teachers to Proselytize

Tallahassee, FL—Today, American Atheists’ Florida Assistant State Director Devon Graham testified in opposition to S946, a bill that would force public school teachers to lead students in a a moment…

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Washington State Residents, Protect Children from Religious Medical Neglect!

Although Washington State has laws protecting children from medical neglect, certain loopholes exempt faith healing practitioners from prosecution for child negligence and criminal mistreatment.

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American Atheists’ 2020 National Convention Tickets Now on Sale!

Registration is now open for American Atheists’ 2020 National Convention in sunny Phoenix, Arizona on April 9–12.

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