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Missouri Lawmakers are Directly Attacking the Separation of Religion and Government!

On Monday, the Missouri Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee will hold a hearing on HB 728, a bill specifically aimed at undermining the separation of religion and government....

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American Atheists Condemns HHS for Putting Religion Ahead of Health Care

Cranford, NJ—Today, American Atheists denounced a new “conscience rule” released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This final rule, which will now go into effect, allows health care providers, including hospitals and pharmacies, to deny treatment on the basis of religious disapproval....

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Ohio Should Not Force Women to Bury or Cremate Fetal Remains

Columbus, OH—American Atheists, on behalf of its more than 1,700 constituents in Ohio, submitted testimony opposing SB 27. This controversial bill would require women to inter or cremate the fetal remains of a surgical abortion....

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Tennessee Residents: Stop Religious Discrimination in Foster Care!

Last week, the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee passed SB 1304, which would allow state-funded adoption and foster care agencies to discriminate based on their religious beliefs. Tomorrow morning, the Senate will hold the final vote to pass this harmful bill into law. Please take action now!...

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Stop Project Blitz from Pushing Bible Classes on Missouri Public Schools

The Missouri House recently passed HB 267, a bill that would encourage public schools to provide elective Christian Bible classes.Tomorrow, the Senate Education Committee will hold a hearing on this legislation....

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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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