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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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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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