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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. Get ready for four amazing days of speakers, social events, comedy shows, workshops, and our “Two Hands Working” service project—all of this in the company of nearly a thousand fellow atheists from across…...

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Atheists: South Carolina, Don’t Fund Religious Student Groups that Discriminate

Columbia, SC—Today, American Atheists wrote in opposition to S33, a bill that would open up South Carolina colleges and universities to discrimination....

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Trump Admin Strips Discrimination Protections from Federally-Funded Religious Programs

Washington, D.C.—Today, American Atheists denounced the Trump Administration’s proposal to strip discrimination protections from Americans receiving taxpayer-funded services from religious providers....

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Atheists to Supreme Court: Don’t Open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Religious Freedom Case

Washington, D.C.—The national civil rights organization American Atheists warned the Supreme Court against a dangerous and unconstitutional expansion of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) to include monetary damages in an amicus brief filed this week in the case Tanzin v. Tanvir....

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New Mexico Residents: Oppose Religious Coercion in Public Schools!

New Mexico lawmakers are asking Governor Grisham to give them special permission to consider harmful Christian Nationalist legislation. This bill (HB 115) would require every public building, classroom, and license plate to display “In God We Trust.”...

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Nearly Half of U.S. States Fail to Protect Religious Equality, American Atheists’ Report Finds

Washington, D.C.—Today, American Atheists released the 2019 State of the Secular States report. By assessing more than 40 categories of statewide laws and policy measures affecting religious equality in all 50 states, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico, this study represents the most comprehensive analysis on the subject. The 2019 State of…...

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Indiana Residents: Oppose Religious Coercion in Public Schools!

Indiana lawmakers are starting off the year on the wrong foot. They wasted no time in introducing a Christian Nationalist bill (SB 131) to require that every public school classroom and library prominently display “In God We Trust” posters....

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American Atheists’ Holiday Banner Adds Diversity to Florida State Capitol

Tallahassee, FL—Today, American Atheists installed its holiday banner at the Florida Capitol. This is the first time that the atheist organization has hosted such a display in the rotunda....

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