State Legislation

Atheists Push NH to End Child Marriage

Concord, NH—American Atheists, on behalf of its constituents in New Hampshire, thanked the NH House Committee on Children and Family Law for considering HB 378, a bill to end child marriage in New Hampshire....

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Atheists: Do Not Subject Nebraska Schoolchildren to “In God We Trust” Posters

Lincoln, NE—American Atheists, on behalf of its nearly 300 constituents in Nebraska, wrote in opposition to LB 73, a controversial bill that requires school boards to display the national motto “In God We Trust” in every classroom and school building....

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American Atheists opposes South Dakota’s anti-transgender high school bill

Pierre, SD—American Atheists, on behalf of its constituents in South Dakota, wrote in opposition to SB 49, a controversial bill that would intensify systemic discrimination against transgender students in South Dakota’s high school athletics programs....

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Atheists: VA Public Schools Must Warn about Female Genital Mutilation

Richmond, VA—American Atheists, on behalf of its nearly 1,500 constituents in Virginia, wrote to provide testimony in support of SB 1159, a bill which requires public secondary schools to include information in their family life curriculum regarding the harmful physical and emotional effects of female genital mutilation (FGM). Read the…...

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American Atheists pushes for Protecting Vulnerable Adults from Conversion Therapy in DC

Washington, DC—American Atheists, on behalf of its constituents in the District of Columbia, provided testimony supporting B22-0972, a measure that would extend the current protections against conversion therapy to vulnerable adults under conservatorship or guardianship....

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American Atheists Speaks out against Female Genital Mutilation in Ohio

Columbus, OH—American Atheists, on behalf of its more than 1,200 constituents in Ohio, provided testimony supporting SB 214, a bill that would protect women and girls in Ohio from harmful practices known as female genital mutilation (FGM)....

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American Atheists Submits Testimony Opposing Ohio’s Proposed Six-Week Abortion Ban

Columbus, OH—American Atheists, on behalf of its more than 1,200 constituents in Ohio, submitted testimony today in opposition to HB 258, a controversial bill that would limit access for millions of Ohio women to reproductive healthcare by banning abortion at six weeks....

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ACTION ALERT: We can’t allow the Catholic Church to cover up child abuse

The Catholic Church is once again in the news in for its systemic, repeated sexual abuse of hundreds of Pennsylvania children....

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