Statements

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick a “Disaster” for Religious Equality

Washington, DC—At a press conference tonight, President Donald Trump announced the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh from the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals to the United States Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy....

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Statement on Retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy

Washington, DC—Today, in a letter to the President, United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, effective July 31, 2018. In response, American Atheists’ legal and policy director Alison Gill released the following statement: With the retirement of Justice Kennedy, President Trump has the opportunity to nominate…...

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Supreme Court’s Ruling in “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” Case Puts Women’s Health at Risk

Washington, DC—In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in NIFLA v. Becerra, which undermines a California law that required reproductive health clinics in California, including so-called “crisis pregnancy centers”, to provide certain types of information to clients, American Atheists legal and policy director Alison Gill released the following statement:…...

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American Atheists Statement on Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling

Cranford, NJ—In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Trump v. Hawaii, which upheld President Trump’s executive action banning entry of foreign nationals from certain Muslim-majority countries, American Atheists interim executive director Ed Buckner released the following statement:...

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American Atheists Announces Search for Next President

Cranford, NJ—American Atheists today announced the formation of a search committee to hire the organization’s next president....

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Statement from Interim Executive Director Ed Buckner

Cranford, NJ—Following his appointment as Interim Executive Director by the American Atheists Board of Directors, Dr. Ed Buckner released the following statement:...

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Former American Atheists President Ed Buckner Appointed Interim Executive Director

Cranford, NJ—Today, American Atheists announced the appointment of former president Ed Buckner as interim executive director. Dr. Buckner previously served as president of American Atheists from 2008 to 2010....

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Update Regarding David Silverman

Cranford, NJ—The chair of the American Atheists Board of Directors, Neal Cary, has released the following statement:...

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