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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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Atheists Oppose South Dakota’s Anti-Trans Children Bill

Pierre, South Dakota—This week, American Atheists, on behalf of its constituents in South Dakota, wrote in opposition to HB 1225. This controversial bill would intensify discrimination against transgender students in South Dakota’s high school athletics programs....

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ACTION ALERT: Oppose Bible Classes in Missouri Public High Schools

Christian nationalists throughout the country are trying to insert religious ideology into the public education system. And they have their eyes locked on Missouri!...

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American Atheists Warns States about “In God We Trust” Posters as Religious Propaganda

Cranford, NJ—Today, American Atheists submitted testimony opposing two “In God We Trust” display bills. Kentucky’s HB 46 and Indiana’s SB 373 would trample religious liberty by forcing public schools to display this Judeo-Christian language....

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American Atheists Opposes Colorado License-to-Discriminate Bill

Denver, CO—Last week, American Atheists, representing over 1,000 constituents in Colorado, wrote in opposition to HB 1140. This controversial bill would, under the pretext of religious freedom, exempt individuals and organizations from Colorado’s nondiscrimination legislation....

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Atheists Tell New Hampshire to End Child Marriage

Concord, New Hampshire—Today, American Atheists, on behalf of its New Hampshire constituents, submitted testimony for HB 378. This bill would end child marriage in the state....

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Support Death with Dignity in Maryland

Legislative committees in Maryland are currently considering HB 399/SB 311, important bills that will allow terminally ill people to receive compassionate medical aid-in-dying....

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Atheists: End Faith Healing Exemptions in Washington State

Updated: 2/20/2019 Olympia, Washington—American Atheists, on behalf of its nearly 1,500 constituents in Washington, submitted testimony supporting HB 1376 and SB 5749. These bills would protect children by allowing the government to prevent and prosecute medical neglect....

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