News & Blog

Atheists: State Sen. Rapert “Incompetent or Intentionally Misleading the Court”

Little Rock, AR—This week, American Atheists filed two documents in its federal lawsuit against Arkansas state Senator Jason Rapert. The lawsuit alleges that Rapert’s habit of blocking atheist constituents on social media violates their First Amendment rights....

Read more

Atheists Submit Testimony Supporting Religion-Free Sex Ed in Colorado

Denver, CO—Today, American Atheists, on behalf of its more than 1,000 constituents in Colorado, supported HB 1032, the Colorado Youth Wellness Act. This vital measure prevents schools from providing misinformation to students based on religious doctrine....

Read more

Atheists: Ban Female Genital Mutilation in Hawaii

Honolulu, HI—American Atheists, on behalf of its constituents in Hawaii, provided testimony supporting HB 132. This bill would prohibit female genital mutilation in HI....

Read more

Atheists: No More Religious Exemptions to Discriminate on College Campuses

Washington DC—American Atheists wrote in opposition to a proposed rule that would let religious schools completely and spontaneously exempt themselves from Title IX nondiscrimination protections....

Read more

Atheists Push NH to End Child Marriage

Concord, NH—American Atheists, on behalf of its constituents in New Hampshire, thanked the NH House Committee on Children and Family Law for considering HB 378, a bill to end child marriage in New Hampshire....

Read more

Atheists: Do Not Subject Nebraska Schoolchildren to “In God We Trust” Posters

Lincoln, NE—American Atheists, on behalf of its nearly 300 constituents in Nebraska, wrote in opposition to LB 73, a controversial bill that requires school boards to display the national motto “In God We Trust” in every classroom and school building....

Read more

American Atheists opposes South Dakota’s anti-transgender high school bill

Pierre, SD—American Atheists, on behalf of its constituents in South Dakota, wrote in opposition to SB 49, a controversial bill that would intensify systemic discrimination against transgender students in South Dakota’s high school athletics programs....

Read more

Trump Administration Prioritizes Religious Dogma Over Child Well-being

Cranford, NJ—In response to a Trump administration decision allowing federal tax dollars to be used by a South Carolina adoption agency that discriminates against prospective parents on the basis of religion, American Atheists president Nick Fish released the following statement....

Read more