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Tell Lawmakers to Protect Religious Freedom

Every January 16th, Americans of all faiths and no faiths celebrate Religious Freedom Day. Unfortunately, Christian supremacists are trying to subvert the meaning of religious freedom, claiming that it only applies to them....

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Christian Supremacist State Senator Is No-Show in Court

Little Rock, AR—State Senator Jason Rapert, who blocked his atheist constituents from public forums on social media, failed to appear in court today to defend his unconstitutional actions....

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American Atheists Welcomes Debbie Goddard as Vice President and Tom Van Denburgh as Communications Director

Cranford, NJ—Today, American Atheists announced the hiring of Debbie Goddard as Vice President, Programs and Tom Van Denburgh as Communications Director. Both Debbie and Tom will be based in American Atheists’ Cranford, NJ office....

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American Atheists Opposes William Barr’s Nomination as U.S. AG

Washington DC—American Atheists joined with the Secular Coalition for America, the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and the Center for Inquiry to urge the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of William Barr as the United States Attorney General....

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Atheists: The Trump Administration Must Allow Obamacare Insurers to Cover Abortion

Washington DC—Last week, American Atheists submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services opposing the Trump administration’s proposed rule that would deprive Affordable Care Act (ACA) consumers of access to abortion....

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Floridians, American Atheists is coming to a town near you!

Do you want to take atheist activism to the next level? If so, attend an official American Atheist event near you!...

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Atheists to Park Departments: Stop Unconstitutionally Promoting Trips to Religious Attractions

Williamstown, KY—American Atheists has sent letters to two park and recreation departments, demanding that they cease promoting upcoming trips to Answers in Genesis’ Creation Museum and Ark Encounter....

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Atheists Seek Preliminary Injunction and Restraining Order in Arkansas Free Speech Lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK, AR—Today in federal court, American Atheists filed a motion for a preliminary injunction and a temporary restraining order against Arkansas State Senator Stanley Jason Rapert in the civil rights lawsuit alleging that Rapert regularly violates the rights of his atheist constituents by blocking them on social media....

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