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Government Officials Abusing Social Media by Censoring Americans, Including Atheists, Must Be Held Accountable

Washington D.C.—Today, the Facebook Oversight Board announced its decision upholding Facebook’s suspension of former President Trump for his violations of the company’s rules during and after the January 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol....

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Connecticut Eliminates Dangerous Religious Exemptions to School Vaccination Requirements

Hartford, CT—Today the religious equality watchdog American Atheists praised Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont for signing into law HB 6423, a bill that eliminates any religious exemptions from mandatory school vaccinations....

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Arkansas Creationism Bill Defeated in Tight Vote

Little Rock, Arkansas—Today, the church/state separation watchdog American Atheists praised the lawmakers on the Arkansas Senate Education Committee who rejected the controversial creationism bill (HB 1701) in a 3-3 vote yesterday evening. The Arkansas House had passed this unconstitutional bill on April 7, drawing national criticism and condemnation....

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Connecticut Residents: Eliminate Dangerous Religious Exemptions to Vaccination

Under current law, Connecticut allows children to attend school and daycare without receiving legally required vaccination if their parents have a religious objection....

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Oppose Christian Nationalist Curriculum in Florida Public Schools!

The Florida Department of Education is moving forward with new curriculum standards that would indoctrinate students with a false Christian nationalist version of history....

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Oppose Religious Coercion in New Hampshire Public Schools!

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering an unnecessary and exclusionary bill (HB 69) that will require every building in every school district to have an “In God We Trust” display....

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American Atheists Endorses Bill to Expand Supreme Court to 13 Justices

Washington, D.C.—The civil rights organization American Atheists is calling on Congress to pass the Judiciary Act of 2021, introduced today by Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY17). This important legislation would expand the Supreme Court to 13 justices....

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Texans: Oppose Dangerous Religious Exemptions in Health Care!

The Texas House Public Health Committee is considering a bill (HB 1424) that creates dangerously broad religious exemptions for health care providers and institutions, allowing them to deny care based on their beliefs. This bill opens the door to widespread refusal of care and discrimination in the name of religion....

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