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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.

American Atheists has more than 230 local affiliates nationwide.

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Support the Equality Act to Protect Civil Rights and Limit Religious Exemptions!

The Equality Act (H.R. 5) is a bill that would expand national civil rights laws by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Arkansans: Please Help Stop Dangerous Religious Exemptions in Health Care!

The Arkansas House Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee is considering a bill (SB 289) that creates dangerously broad religious exemptions for health care providers, institutions, and payers (insurance and…

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Arizonans: Oppose Public Funding for Deceptive Religious “Pregnancy Centers!”

Arizona lawmakers are considering a controversial bill (SB 1251/HB 2404) that could hand over $3 million to religious “pregnancy centers.” This bill is moving quickly, it was already passed by…

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Kentuckians: Please Help Stop Dangerous Religious Exemptions in Health Care!

Last week the Kentucky Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill (SB 83) that creates dangerously broad religious exemptions for health care providers, institutions, and payers, allowing them to deny care based on…

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