Statements

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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Announcement Regarding American Atheists President David Silverman

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

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Atheists Launch Easter Bunny Billboard for OKC Convention

Oklahoma City, OK—American Atheists today launched a billboard campaign in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, advertising its national convention featuring keynote speaker Hugh Laurie, March 29 to April 1, 2018, at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown. Tickets are now on sale and are just $50 for residents of Oklahoma....

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Civil Rights Groups Urge Against Government Honors for Rev. Billy Graham

Washington, DC—On Thursday, February 22, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the remains of evangelical pastor Rev. Billy Graham would lie in honor in the United States Capitol Rotunda on February 28 and March 1. Graham would be just the fourth private…...

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American Atheists Statement on CPAC’s Rejection of Atheist Voices

Washington, DC—After appearing at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) as an exhibitor for the past four years, American Atheists was denied that opportunity this year. In response, American Atheists president David Silverman released the following statement: It has been our position since we first reached out to CPAC’s organizers…...

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American Atheists Statement on President Trump’s Remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast

Washington, DC—In response to President Trump’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast today, American Atheists president David Silverman released the following statement:...

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American Atheists Welcomes New National Legal and Public Policy Director Alison M. Gill

Washington, DC—Today, American Atheists announced the hiring of Alison M. Gill to serve as National Legal and Public Policy Director. Alison will begin working with American Atheists in January. Alison will be based in American Atheists’ Washington, DC office....

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Atheists Condemn Trump Administration’s ‘License to Discriminate’

Cranford, NJ—In reaction to the Department of Justice’s newly released guidelines about “protecting” religious liberty, American Atheists president David Silverman released the following statement: Jeff Sessions has shown, time and again, that he has no respect for real religious freedom and instead views religion as an excuse to ignore the…...

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