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Atheists: Ban Female Genital Mutilation in Massachusetts

Boston, MA—Today, American Atheists, on behalf of its more than 1,000 constituents in MA, wrote in support of H3332/S834. This comprehensive bill would protect women and girls in Massachusetts from the harmful practices known as female genital mutilation (FGM)....

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Circuit Court Reaffirms Atheists’ Right to Advertise their Existence

Philadelphia, PA—Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled that a Pennsylvania public transit agency could not unconstitutionally discriminate against atheists by banning their ads on buses....

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American Atheists Opposes Employment Discrimination in the Name of Religion

Washington, D.C.—Today, American Atheists submitted testimony opposing the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposal to greatly expand the number of federal contractors who can claim religious exemptions, as well as the scope of those exemptions....

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American Atheists to Take Over Phoenix on Easter Weekend 2020

We’re excited to announce the location for our 2020 National Convention: sunny Phoenix, Arizona....

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HHS Nominee Elizabeth Darling Must Condemn Religious Discrimination in Foster Care and Adoption

Washington, DC—Today, American Atheists announced it will oppose the nomination of Elizabeth Darling as Commissioner on Children, Youth, and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unless she pledges to reverse the department’s discriminatory child welfare policies....

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Atheists: Protect Massachusetts Children from Forced Child Marriage

Boston, MA—Today, American Atheists, writing on behalf of its over 1,000 constituents in Massachusetts, demanded an end to forced child marriage....

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End Forced Child Marriage in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary is considering H1478, a life-saving bill that would prevent forced child marriage by prohibiting marriage of individuals under the age of 18....

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American Atheists at Kentucky Freethought Convention

On September 21, come see both national and local speakers, panels, and workshops at the Kentucky Freethought Convention. American Atheists is proud to sponsor this biennial get-together for atheists, freethinkers, and humanists in Kentucky....

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