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American Atheists Hires Public Relations Director

American Atheists announced today that Dave Muscato of Columbia, Missouri, will be the new Public Relations Director. Muscato, previously the Kansas/Missouri Volunteer Network Coordinator for the Secular Student Alliance, will relocate from Missouri to our national headquarters in Cranford, NJ....

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American Atheists Announces Musical and Comedy Line-Up for 50th Anniversary Convention

American Atheists is proud to announce its music and comedy lineup for the 50th Anniversary National Convention in Austin TX on March 28-31, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency. American Atheists prides itself on producing large, informative, and fun conventions, but since this year is our 50th anniversary, attendees will have…...

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New Billboard in San Diego Puts Atheism in Positive Light

“Atheism: A personal relationship with reality.” These words appear over an image of a curtain, held open by a stack of books, that reveals an appealing natural scene. They are part of a prominent 14 ft x 48 ft billboard scheduled to go up today along the Martin Luther King Jr. Freeway (SR 94)…...

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Margaret Downey, Boy Scouts Expert, to Speak at Convention

The Boy Scouts of America is now deciding whether or not to lift its archaic ban against LGBT Community members.  Such a change would certainly be a positive step, but it is not enough to call the BSA a bigotry-free organization, as they still openly discriminate against nonreligious children. Why…...

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Christians Take Over Interfaith Army Chapel in Combat Zone

American Atheists recently became aware that a chapel on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Orgun-E in Afghanistan has been illegally modified to look like a church with a steeple and crosses etched on the doors. These modifications directly violate military regulations, including Army Regulation 165-1.  According to the regulation, chapels are a shared…...

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Cristina Rad Added as Convention Speaker!

American Atheists announced today the addition of Cristina Rad a.k.a. ZOMGitsCriss, as a speaker for the 2013 American Atheists National Convention. Ms. Rad is a prolific Romanian atheist vlogger. Her work is hosted on YouTube andFreethought Blogs and currently has over 85,000 subscribers. Ms. Rad’s videos mainly consist of discussions of atheism and critiques of…...

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Add Your Name to Our 50th Anniversary Magazine

The 50th Anniversary Edition of American Atheist magazine will recognize the generosity of our members and donors for the last 50 years. Without the financial support of thousands of activists, advocates, and atheists, American Atheists would not have become to the most visible and effective voice in the fight to protect the…...

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Atheists Provide Family Options at 50th Anniversary Convention

Cranford, NJ—American Atheists is pleased to announce the addition of two family friendly options for the its 50th Anniversary Convention. The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Research and Science U.S. (RDFRS) is providing low-cost childcare for infants through 7 years of age. Camp Quest, an educational children’s camp featuring science, natural wonder, and humanist values, will…...

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