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Action Alert: Keep Christian Propaganda out of Public Schools

Missourians, we asked you last week to write to your representatives to oppose a so-called Bible literacy bill. But Missouri lawmakers refused to listen. Now that bill and two more Bible bills are moving toward final votes in both the House and Senate....

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American Atheists Welcomes Jim Obergefell and Other Activists as 2019 National Convention Speakers

Cranford, NJ—American Atheists announced the first wave of speakers, including Jim Obergefell, for its 2019 National Convention in Cincinnati on April 18-21....

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American Atheists Applauds the Do No Harm Act

Cranford, NJ—Today, American Atheists thanked Rep. Joe Kennedy, Rep. Bobby Scott, and Sen. Kamala Harris for reintroducing the Do No Harm Act in the House and the Senate....

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American Atheists Testifies Against Anti-Atheist Missouri Bill

Jefferson City, MO—Today, Missouri Assistant State Director Eric Wells testified against HB 728. This bill would prevent plaintiffs who stand up for their freedom of religion from bringing cases anonymously, endangering their lives....

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American Atheists Opposes Restricting Abortion Services in Ohio

Columbus, OH—Today, American Atheists, on behalf of its nearly 1,800 constituents in Ohio, testified in opposition to SB 23. This controversial bill would limit access for millions of Ohio women to reproductive health care....

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Atheists: End Female Genital Mutilation in Arkansas

Little Rock, AR—Today, American Atheists, on behalf of its constituents in Arkansas, wrote in support of SB 318. This comprehensive bill which will protect women and girls in Arkansas from the harmful practices known as female genital mutilation (FGM)....

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American Atheists Condemns Diversion of Title X Funding to Religious Organizations

Cranford, NJ—Today, American Atheists denounced the Trump administration’s “Domestic Gag Rule” as unconstitutional and dangerous. Not only does the rule ban providers funded by Title X from providing abortions, it also prevents them from even talking about abortion or referring patients to other doctors for abortion care. This rule essentially…...

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Action Alert: Protect Atheist Litigants from Public Harassment and Death Threats

Missouri lawmakers are currently considering HB 728, a bill specifically aimed at undermining the separation of religion and government. This misguided bill would put plaintiffs who stand up for the separation of religion and government at risk by preventing them from bringing cases anonymously....

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