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Michigan Residents: Oppose Religious Exemptions for Large Gatherings

Governor Gretchen Whitmer wisely issued an executive order that limits gatherings of more than 50 people in order to prevent the spread of potentially deadly coronavirus in Michigan....

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Indiana City Discriminates Against Local Atheists, Violates Constitution

Connersville, IN—Today, the religious equality watchdog organization American Atheists denounced Connersville’s new invocation policy as unconstitutional and anti-atheist, calling for it to be amended....

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Missouri Residents: Oppose Bible Classes in Public Schools!

The Missouri House of Representatives is about to vote on a dangerous bill that threatens the religious freedom of Missouri students....

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Take a Stand Against Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination in Virginia!

The Virginia Values Act is currently on the desk of Governor Ralph Northam. This landmark bill would say once and for all that discrimination against LGBTQ Virginians is wrong....

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Atheists Urge Supreme Court to Protect Employees from Discriminatory Religious Organizations

Washington, D.C.—In an amicus brief filed today, American Atheists, the Center for Inquiry, and the American Humanist Association urged the Supreme Court to deny attempts by religious employers to ignore non-discrimination laws on the basis of their religion. ...

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The Supreme Court Could Blow a Hole in Church/State Separation Next Term

Washington, D.C.—Today, American Atheists warned about Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, an upcoming Supreme Court case that could allow religious organizations broad exemptions and unfettered freedom to ignore nondiscrimination laws. Catholic Social Services, a foster-care agency, is suing the city of Philadelphia, claiming it is entitled to a taxpayer-funded contract…...

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Kentucky “Denial of Care” Bill Puts Kentuckians’ Lives in Jeopardy

Frankfort, KY—Today, the national religious equality watchdog organization American Atheists expressed grave concern about SB 90, a controversial bill that authorizes the denial of medical care based on the religious beliefs of insurance companies, providers, and institutions. ...

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Trump’s School Voucher Proposal Would Rob Public Schools of $5 Billion Every Year

Cranford, NJ–In response to President Trump’s call for a $5 billion giveaway to religious schools at his 2020 State of the Union Address, American Atheists’ president Nick Fish released the following statement:...

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