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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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Statement in Response to FFRF Litigation Attacking American Atheists

Earlier today, an article was published on The Friendly Atheist regarding an ongoing lawsuit filed in an Arizona court by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF). The case concerns a…

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Atheists Applaud Supreme Court’s Rejection of Effort to Limit Medication Abortion

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously rejected a lawsuit brought by the Christian nationalist law firm, Alliance Defending Freedom, seeking to prevent millions of Americans from…

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Atheists, Humanists Decry Smear Campaign Against State Department Program Supporting Inclusive Religious Freedom Programming

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to a letter released yesterday by the House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Subcommittee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman Brian Mast (R-FL), and…

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American Atheists to Convene in Philadelphia and Pack 24,000 Meals for Locals in Need on Easter Sunday

Philadelphia, PA – Hundreds of atheists and nonreligious people from all over the United States will convene at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel this weekend for the annual convention of American…

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