Arizona

Stop the Arizona Church Superspreader Bill!

Across the country, we are seeing a wave of bills to create special rights for churches to ignore public health restrictions and hold in-person gatherings. In Arizona, lawmakers are considering HB 2648, which prevents religious organizations from being subject to restrictions if any secular business or organization is exempt. For example, if hospitals…...

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Arizona Residents: Oppose Public Funding for Deceptive Religious “Pregnancy Centers!”

Today and tomorrow, two legislative committees will hold votes on controversial bills (SB 1251/HB 2404) that could hand over $3 million to religious “pregnancy centers.” These fake pregnancy centers have a religious mission to prevent abortion and use deceptive marketing practices to target and lure pregnant women to facilities posing…...

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Arizona Lawmakers to Give Religious Extremists $3 Million to Deceive Vulnerable Women

Phoenix, AZ–Today, the national religious equality watchdog organization American Atheists and the Secular Coalition for Arizona spoke out against SB 1328/HB 2388, which would give $3 million to religious “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs)....

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American Atheists to Take Over Phoenix on Easter Weekend 2020

We’re excited to announce the location for our 2020 National Convention: sunny Phoenix, Arizona....

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Atheist Billboard Campaign Exposes $1 Million Taxpayer Giveaway to Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group

Phoenix, AZ—Arizona’s “In God We Trust” license plates have generated $1 million for the anti-LGBTQ hate group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) since 2012, American Atheists and the Secular Coalition for Arizona (Secular AZ) revealed today. In response, American Atheists and Secular AZ have launched a billboard campaign to raise awareness…...

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