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Washington State Residents, Protect Children from Religious Medical Neglect!

Although Washington State has laws protecting children from medical neglect, certain loopholes exempt faith healing practitioners from prosecution for child negligence and criminal mistreatment....

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End Blasphemy Laws Internationally

Washington, D.C.–Today, American Atheists submitted testimony in support of House Resolution 512, which calls for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws....

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American Atheists’ 2020 National Convention Tickets Now on Sale!

Registration is now open for American Atheists’ 2020 National Convention in sunny Phoenix, Arizona on April 9–12....

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Virginia Should Remove Unconstitutional Restrictions on Abortion

Richmond, VA–Today, American Atheists and its Virginia affiliate organizations Southeastern Virginia Atheists, Skeptics, and Humanists (SEVASH) and Beltway Atheists submitted testimony supporting the Reproductive Health Protection Act....

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Atheists: South Carolina, Don’t Fund Religious Student Groups that Discriminate

Columbia, SC—Today, American Atheists wrote in opposition to S33, a bill that would open up South Carolina colleges and universities to discrimination....

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Trump Admin Strips Discrimination Protections from Federally-Funded Religious Programs

Washington, D.C.—Today, American Atheists denounced the Trump Administration’s proposal to strip discrimination protections from Americans receiving taxpayer-funded services from religious providers....

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Atheists to Supreme Court: Don’t Open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Religious Freedom Case

Washington, D.C.—The national civil rights organization American Atheists warned the Supreme Court against a dangerous and unconstitutional expansion of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) to include monetary damages in an amicus brief filed this week in the case Tanzin v. Tanvir....

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New Mexico Residents: Oppose Religious Coercion in Public Schools!

New Mexico lawmakers are asking Governor Grisham to give them special permission to consider harmful Christian Nationalist legislation. This bill (HB 115) would require every public building, classroom, and license plate to display “In God We Trust.”...

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