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Protect Nevada Children from Forced Marriage

The Nevada Assembly is considering AB 139, legislation that would prevent forced child marriage by prohibiting marriage between individuals under the age of 18....

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American Atheists: Defund Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Programs

Washington, DC—Yesterday, American Atheists submitted comments opposing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s proposal to collect data on abstinence-only sex education. American Atheists takes issue with this data collection, since its purpose is to promote the religiously inspired form of sexual education now known as sexual risk avoidance…...

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American Atheists Submits Testimony Supporting the Equality Act

Washington, D.C.—Today, American Atheists submitted testimony in support of the Equality Act for the hearing held by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee....

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Missouri Residents, Protect Defenders of Church/State Separation from Death Threats

As soon as today, the Missouri State House may vote on HB 728, a bill specifically aimed at undermining the separation of religion and government....

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American Atheists Opposes Forcing Bible Electives on Arkansas Public Schools

Little Rock, AR—American Atheists, on behalf of its constituents in Arkansas, wrote to express serious concern over HB 1626. This bill would require every public high school to offer elective courses on the Bible if requested by students....

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Atheists: Do Not Let South Carolina Student Groups Discriminate

Updated: 4/02/2019 Columbia, SC—Today, American Atheists, on behalf of its more than 400 constituents in South Carolina, submitted testimony opposing to H. 3099. This controversial bill would undermine the ability of public colleges and universities to provide an open and inclusive campus and to prohibit discriminatory conduct. As written, the…...

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Texas Residents: Oppose Dangerous Religious Exemptions

Today the Texas State Senate will vote on broad, poorly defined religious exceptions that would open the door to widespread discrimination. Under SB 17, any professional licensed by a state agency could discriminate or refuse to provide services based on their religious beliefs. We urgently need your help to stop this…...

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Prevent Religious Coercion in Indiana Schools

Indiana lawmakers are pushing forward legislation designed to favor Christian students by giving them school credit for attending religious education....

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