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Virginia Public Offical Calls Atheists Terrorists

In a Washington Times article Loudoun County Supervisor Ken Reid calls Atheists “terrorists.” He shared the following comment with Washington Post reporter, Shivan Sarna. “[This is] another example of putting fingers in eyes of shoppers and businesses and trying to make a mockery of Christmas holidays — that’s what they’re really about.…...

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Bill O’Reilly: “Christianity is NOT a Religion”

Bill O’Reilly has said many interesting things over the years on The O’Reilly Factor. His statement, “the tides go in, the tides go out” raised the eyebrows of viewers across the country during a discussion about American Atheists’ winter billboards with President David Silverman in January 2011.   But tonight…...

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Feeling Thankful in a Godless World

Intransitive Gratitude: Feeling Thankful in a Godless World A Special Thanksgiving post by Greta Christina If you don’t believe in God, what does gratitude mean? I don’t mean specific gratitude towards specific people for specific benevolent acts. I mean that more broad, general, sweeping sense of gratitude: gratitude for things…...

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Acknowledge ‘Almighty God’ or Go Directly to Jail

Cranford, NJ—Everyday in Kentucky, due to a 2008 homeland security law, atheists and agnostics are potentially forced to assert that the public safety of their state is dependent on “Almighty God” or face criminal charges, including up to 12 months in jail. On November 13, 2012, American Atheists’ National Legal…...

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Atheist Group Goes Green with Solar Array

  Cranford, NJ—American Atheists, an organization best known for taking a hard stance in the fight for the civil liberties of atheists, is now fighting for the future of our planet. In a bold move, the organization announced today the installation of the George Whatley Solar Array on the roof…...

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Voice of Our Veterans

Veterans Day. This day is set aside each year to honor the brave men and women who serve to protect the freedom that we enjoy. The thanks that we offer never seems to be enough compared to the great sacrifices they have made. This Veterans’ Day, as we honor those…...

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American Atheists Jubilant Over Latest Religion Report

Cranford, NJ—American Atheists celebrate the latest Pew Research Center poll showing that, once again, the number of people in the U.S. who do not believe in any god, or who are non-religious (aka “nones”) is on the rise. The results indicate a 4.8% increase in the number of “nones” in…...

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