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American Atheists’ Statement on Meeting with Biden Administration

Washington, D.C. — After concluding an hour-long meeting between leaders of national atheist, humanist, and secular groups and the leadership of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships — including Executive Director Melissa Rogers and Deputy Director Josh Dickson — American Atheists president Nick Fish released the following…...

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Help Repeal Trump Administration Rules that Limit Reproductive Care!

Under the Trump Administration, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) adopted the “Domestic Gag Rule,” which prohibited federally funded family planning services from giving accurate medical information to patients about birth control, preventive care, and referrals for abortion....

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Government Officials Abusing Social Media by Censoring Americans, Including Atheists, Must Be Held Accountable

Washington D.C.—Today, the Facebook Oversight Board announced its decision upholding Facebook’s suspension of former President Trump for his violations of the company’s rules during and after the January 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol....

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Connecticut Eliminates Dangerous Religious Exemptions to School Vaccination Requirements

Hartford, CT—Today the religious equality watchdog American Atheists praised Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont for signing into law HB 6423, a bill that eliminates any religious exemptions from mandatory school vaccinations....

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Arkansas Creationism Bill Defeated in Tight Vote

Little Rock, Arkansas—Today, the church/state separation watchdog American Atheists praised the lawmakers on the Arkansas Senate Education Committee who rejected the controversial creationism bill (HB 1701) in a 3-3 vote yesterday evening. The Arkansas House had passed this unconstitutional bill on April 7, drawing national criticism and condemnation....

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Connecticut Residents: Eliminate Dangerous Religious Exemptions to Vaccination

Under current law, Connecticut allows children to attend school and daycare without receiving legally required vaccination if their parents have a religious objection....

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Oppose Christian Nationalist Curriculum in Florida Public Schools!

The Florida Department of Education is moving forward with new curriculum standards that would indoctrinate students with a false Christian nationalist version of history....

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Oppose Religious Coercion in New Hampshire Public Schools!

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering an unnecessary and exclusionary bill (HB 69) that will require every building in every school district to have an “In God We Trust” display....

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